Streams http://nwpr.org en How Pacific Lamprey Could Help Nourish Streams http://nwpr.org/post/how-pacific-lamprey-could-help-nourish-streams <p></p><p>Pacific lamprey are toothy eels that were once plentiful in the Northwest. Many considered them trash fish, but they are an important staple to Native American diets and ceremonies.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lamprey numbers have greatly declined in the past few decades. Now there is a push to understand more about the eels, so more can be harvested for tribal tables.</span></p><p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 13:37:18 +0000 Courtney Flatt 31564 at http://nwpr.org How Pacific Lamprey Could Help Nourish Streams Study: Urban Development Degrades Streams http://nwpr.org/post/study-urban-development-degrades-streams <p></p><p>Scientists recently looked at what urban development is doing to streams in Portland and eight other U.S. cities. They found that urban development can mean trouble for invertebrate species. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 01:10:58 +0000 Courtney Flatt 18636 at http://nwpr.org