Congress creates a federal hatchery reform initiative and establishes an independent Hatchery Scientific Review Group.

National Marine Fisheries Service and US Fish and Wildlife Service re-issue Biological Opinions for Federal Columbia River Power System operations.

The first State Agency Action Plan, a biennial implementation plan for the Statewide Strategy, is published.

The state’s performance management system—Salmon Recovery Scorecard—is published.

The first State of Salmon Report is published.