Salmon leaving the Quillayute River watershed now have access to 22 acres of habitat that had been blocked for decades. Last fall the Quileute Indian Tribe restored the connection between a tributary slough and four wetlands by replacing a series of culverts under a road with three larger culverts and a bridge. Continue reading
Every spring and summer, many tribes throughout the region celebrate the return of the salmon and the beginning of salmon fishing season. Continue reading
A lack of holding pools in the South Fork Nooksack River continues to limit the recovery of spring chinook salmon populations.
The Lummi Nation will soon begin the second phase of a restoration project near Skookum Creek to improve habitat complexity, connectivity and climate change resilience for threatened salmon species. Continue reading
Save the Salmon. It’s a phrase that we are hearing with an alarming regularity. In Vancouver Washington, on a cold, wet and windy November day, we heard many of the reasons why. Continue reading
Seattle, WA – On May 19th, Northwest Tribes won a major legal victory over the State of Washington in a salmon habitat case that could force the state to pay $2 billion to restore salmon habitat. Continue reading