Hatchery salmon coming back to McAllister Creek

The Nisqually Tribe is turning an old municipal water supply into a rearing pond for hatchery chinook. This spring the …

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Parker named NWIFC Executive Director

Parker named NWIFC Executive Director

Justin Parker, Makah, is the new executive director of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission. The NWIFC is a natural resources …

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Upper Skagit Tribe tracks steelhead life cycle

Upper Skagit Tribe tracks steelhead life cycle

Fisheries managers are hoping to better understand the life cycle of steelhead to determine the status of the Skagit River …

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Army Corps denies coal terminal permit at Cherry Point

Army Corps denies coal terminal permit at Cherry Point

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced its decision today to deny the application to build North America’s largest coal …

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What treaty tribes are saying about the state’s proposed water quality standards

What treaty tribes are saying about the state’s proposed water quality standards

Treaty tribes spoke out loudly against Washington state’s proposed new water quality standards. In summary, the standards aren’t nearly high …

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Salvaged trees help pay for elk meadow in North Cascades

Salvaged trees help pay for elk meadow in North Cascades

Trees that blew down in a windstorm this spring are helping to support elk forage restoration in the North Cascade …

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Habitat, Hatcheries Equal Fishing

Habitat, Hatcheries Equal Fishing

I am deeply disappointed that the tribal and state salmon co-managers were unable to reach agreement on a joint package …

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Tribes, State Unable to Reach Agreement on Puget Sound Fisheries

Tribes, State Unable to Reach Agreement on Puget Sound Fisheries

Despite extended negotiations, treaty tribal and state salmon co-managers were unable to reach agreement today on a package of salmon …

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Salmon Co-Managers Will Seek Separate Federal Fisheries Permits for Fisheries

Salmon Co-Managers Will Seek Separate Federal Fisheries Permits for Fisheries

Treaty tribal and state co-managers will seek separate federal permits for salmon fisheries in Puget Sound this year after being …

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Clearing up the mysterious “responsible and sound conservation package”

Clearing up the mysterious “responsible and sound conservation package”

There has been a lot of talk in the last few days about the ongoing salmon fishing negotiations between the …

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