Tag: Hoh River

Gov. Inslee visits coastal tribes

Washington Governor Jay Inslee visited the Hoh, Quileute and Makah tribes Friday and heard a number of environmental concerns. See the article in the Peninsula Daily News.

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Hoh Solution Good For Tribe, River, Fish

The Hoh Tribe and the Hoh River are connected by a bond that can never be broken. Forever, as the river moved, so did the tribe. But that came to a stop after treaty times, when the tribe was confined to a 640-acre reservation...

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Free the Hoh River in the Seattle PI

Vivian Lee, chair of the Hoh Tribe, and Mike Hagen, their director of land management, had a great column in the Seattle PI this morning: Riprap speeds the river’s flow, eliminating resting areas important to fish. It...

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Fish Habitat Improved On Hoh River Tributary

HOH RIVER WATERSHED (Sept. 18, 2006)– One of the most productive coho tributaries to the lower Hoh River just got even better for fish thanks to the removal of a fish-blocking culvert on its upper reaches.

“Anytime there is an opportunity to get one of these fish-blocking culverts out, the tribe wants to remove it,” said Tyler Jurasin, fisheries biologist for the Hoh Tribe. One of the tribe’s highest priorities is addressing fish passage problems in the Hoh watershed. The $60,000 Braden Creek project is a cooperative effort between the Hoh Tribe and private timberland owner Rayonier.

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