We must stop treating Puget Sound like a sewer if we are going to restore the fish, shellfish, wildlife and other natural resources it supports. That’s why we are urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to stand strong in the face of challenges to water quality improvements. Continue reading
Billy Frank Jr., longtime chairman of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, received many awards during his life and continues to be honored since his passing in 2014.
His life was celebrated last month when President Barack Obama posthumously awarded him the Medal of Freedom. It is the nation’s highest civilian award. Continue reading
The people of the Suquamish Tribe see themselves as people of the water, dependent on the Puget Sound and the animals that thrive in it, but the sound now has one of the highest acidity rates in the nation. Ocean acidification is threatening the lives of the fish and the way of life of the Suquamish people. Continue reading