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  2. Columbia River - Wikipedia

    The Columbia River ( Upper Chinook: Wimahl or Wimal; Sahaptin: Nch’i-Wàna or Nchi wana; Sinixt dialect swah'netk'qhu) is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. [11] The river rises in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, Canada.

  3. Columbia River Estuary - Wikipedia

    The Columbia River Estuary is situated on the Oregon – Washington border and the Pacific Coast of the United States. It was traditionally inhabited by the Chinook Native Americans and discovered by settlers in 1788. The Estuary plays host to a plethora of species of marine and terrestrial flora and fauna, and multiple conservation ...

  4. Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission - Wikipedia

    The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) is a fishery resource for the treaty tribes of the Columbia River.Under the treaty, the native tribes, The Nez Perce Tribe, Warm Springs Reservation Tribe, and Umatilla Indian Reservation Tribe, have to the right to fish in the Columbia River, which means their fishery must be reserve and protect.

  5. Fifteenmile Creek (Columbia River tributary) - Wikipedia

    Type. Wild, Scenic. Designated. March 30, 2009. Fifteenmile Creek is a 54-mile (87 km) long [3] tributary of the Columbia River in the U.S. state of Oregon. It drains 373 square miles (966 km 2) of Hood River and Wasco counties. Arising in the Cascade Range near Mount Hood, it flows northeast then west to its confluence with the Columbia near ...

  6. List of dams in the Columbia River watershed - Wikipedia

    Including just the dams listed below, there are 60 dams in the watershed, with 14 on the Columbia, 20 on the Snake, seven on the Kootenay, seven on the Pend Oreille / Clark, two on the Flathead, eight on the Yakima, and two on the Owyhee. Averaging a major dam every 72 miles (116 km), the rivers in the Columbia watershed combine to generate ...

  7. Fish counter - Wikipedia

    Fish counter. Automatic fish counters are automatic devices for measuring the number of fish passing along a particular river in a particular period of time. Usually one particular species is of interest. One important species studied by fish counters are Atlantic salmon. This species is of interest owing to its ecologically vulnerable status ...

  8. River Dart - Wikipedia

    River Dart. /  50.34250°N 3.56417°W  / 50.34250; -3.56417. /  50.34250°N 3.56417°W  / 50.34250; -3.56417. Dartmouth and Kingswear Castles guard the mouth of the River Dart. The River Dart is a river in Devon, England, that rises high on Dartmoor and flows for 75 kilometres (47 mi) to the sea at Dartmouth. [1]