State Water Quality Standards Finally Updated

State Water Quality Standards Finally Updated

Being Frank is a monthly column written by the chair of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission. As a statement from …

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Salmon restoration results in park for Shelton

Salmon restoration results in park for Shelton

The Squaxin Island Tribe’s pursuit of a massive salmon restoration project on Shelton Harbor has given the city of Shelton …

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State of Our Watersheds: Former mining roads threaten treaty resources

State of Our Watersheds: Former mining roads threaten treaty resources

Former mining roads in the upper South Fork Sauk River watershed continue to pose a threat to tribal treaty resources, …

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Puget Sound Partnership chair cites treaty rights in resignation to governor

Puget Sound Partnership chair cites treaty rights in resignation to governor

Martha Kongsgaard, the longtime chair of the Puget Sound Partnership’s Leadership Council, submitted her resignation to Gov. Jay Inslee today. …

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Puyallup Tribe makes sure coho find spawning habitat

For the first time in decades an abundant coho run has re-established itself on Clarks Creek in the lower Puyallup …

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The treaty tribes applaud protective water quality standards

The treaty tribes applaud protective water quality standards

Statement from Lorraine Looomis, chair of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, on the announcement of new water quality standards in Washington …

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Climate Change Impacts to Tribal Rights and Resources

Climate Change Impacts to Tribal Rights and Resources

Today the treaty tribes in western Washington released a comprehensive report on how climate change is hurting tribal treaty rights …

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Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe Gives Gray Wolf River a Log Boost

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe Gives Gray Wolf River a Log Boost

The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe helped salmon and char in the Gray Wolf River this fall by adding logs that fish …

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Being Frank: US Recognizing Tribal Rights

Being Frank: US Recognizing Tribal Rights

Being Frank is a monthly column written by the chair of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission. As a statement from …

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Tribe looking for for salmon refuges

Tribe looking for for salmon refuges

Coho salmon don’t like high water temperatures. “Warm water can be directly lethal to salmon,” said Sarah Zaniewski, salmon biologist …

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