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Northeast Recovery Region

Spokane River -  Washington The Northeast Washington Salmon Recovery Region encompasses the mainstem Columbia River and tributaries above Chief Joseph Dam to the Canadian border, Spokane River and its tributaries upstream to Post Falls Dam, and the Pend Oreille River and its tributaries from the Canadian border upstream to Albeni Falls Dam. It includes mountain ranges with elevations from 5,000 to 7,000 feet. Major river valleys include the Spokane, Pend Oreille, Colville, Kettle, San Poil, and Columbia.

The Pend Oreille River is the second largest river in Washington and flows for 155 miles from its headwaters at Lake Pend Oreille to the confluence with the Columbia River in British Columbia. The region is mostly rural with large areas of forested mountains and valleys of open pasture.

Major Factors Limiting Recovery



Hatchery and Harvest Priorities

Federal bull trout draft recovery plan; status review under way

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salmon recovery and conservation, please contact
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Population
Human Population
Human Population: 113,500
Listed Fish
Listed Fish

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Organization(s)
Regional Recovery Organization
None.

Tribes
Federally Recognized Tribes
Colville
Spokane
Kalispel
Coeur d' Alene
Koutenai

Counties