A Collaborative Effort To Protect And Restore A Robust Fishery

The Lake Roosevelt Fisheries Evaluation Program provides recommendations to hatchery managers and the net pen program on release strategies and goals. Research is conducted to monitor the condition and performance of the fish community and identify the effects of lake operations and other factors that influence the fishery.

Program Members

Colville Confederated Tribe of Indians
Spokane Tribe of Indians
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Eastern Washington University
Volunteer Net Pen Project

For More Information

Call (509) 626-4416

Program Funding

Funding is provided by the Bonneville Power Administration based on recommendations from the Northwest Power and Conservation Council. Members also provide in-kind resources and community members provide invaluable volunteer time.

For 2007-2009, Lake Roosevelt fishery projects will receive over seventeen million dollars.