On the Squaxin Natural Resources blog today, they featured the tribe’s recent lawsuit to protect Johns Creek.
The creek near Shelton has a fragile run of summer chum salmon that are in danger of disappearing because of too many wells being drilled in the watershed.
Here are some stories from the past few years about the tribe’s fight to save the creek:
Squaxin Island Tribe files second petition to protect Johns Creek
Squaxin Island Tribe Appeals Johns Creek Decision to Governor
The Olympian: Tribe asks Gregoire to order Ecology to halt well drilling
Being Frank: Courage Needed on Johns Creek
Mason County Journal: Tribe demands end to exempt wells
NWIFC Magazine: Squaxin Island Tribe Eyes Johns Creek Summer Chum Run