Columbia Basin Trust

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This Memorandum of Understanding outlines the expectations to encourage information sharing between governments and agencies with an interest in the Columbia Basin. Participants include BC Hydro, BC Ministry of Environment, BC Ministry of Energy,…


Canadian Columbia River Forum

These studies provide estimates of Canadian entitlement for downstream power benefits. They're the precursors to the assured operating plans which project the operation of Treaty storage in Canada. These two documents cover the operating years 1967…

1969, 1968, 1967

Columbia River Treaty Operating Committee

Photo of the signing of the treaty, September 16, 1964. Standing from left to right Stewart Udall, Albert Rosellini, Mike Mansfield, Henry Jackson, William Fulbright, Senator Jordan; President Lyndon Johnson and Warren Magnuson are seated.



This paper, written as a thesis for a Master of Laws program at the University of British Columbia, explores international environmental law. It uses the Columbia River Treaty as one example of international river regimes.

"The two main arguments…


Kirk, Elizabeth Agnes

This item is the transcription of a 1999 oral history interview with Chief Johnny Jackson of the Cascades and Klickitats. He describes cultural connections with the Columbia River and with salmon. He also recounts the effects of hydropower projects…


Jackson, Johnny, Hackett, Piper

These three videos provide information about the relationship between Columbia River treaty tribes and salmon.

"The first video in the series, My Strength Is From the Fish, contains evocative scenes and interviews with tribal elders and members,…

1994, 1995

Taylor, Rick, Kane, Dan, Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission

This article considers climate change impacts in the Columbia River Basin and how different outcomes will influence resource management in the Basin. Integrates climate change scenarios with implications on management and potential future conflicts…


Cohen, Stewart J. , Miller, Kathleen A. , Hamlet, Alan F. , Avis, Wendy

"The main purpose of this paper is to identify the current issues within the Columbia Basin from a Canadian perspective. The paper analyzes the effect of the Columbia River Treaty and the Boundary Waters Treaty on the management of the waters of the…


Bankes, Nigel, 1956-

This pamphlet introduces the Columbia Basin Fish Accords for a general audience.

Note: the full text is not available in the CRTDL. For online availability, check:


Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission

This website provides photos and text about the ceremony celebrating the signing of the Columbia Basin Fish Accords on May 2, 2008.

Note: the full text is not available in the CRTDL. For online availability, check:…


Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission

Columbia Basin Trust supports efforts by the people of the Basin to create a legacy of social, economic
and environmental well-being and to achieve greater self-sufficiency for present and future generations.