Tag: Jamestown S’Klallam

ICTM: How Tribes Are Addressing Climate Change

Indian Country Today Media Network posted a story about eight tribes, two from within Western Washington, that are ahead of the curve when it comes to adapting to climate change. The Swinomish Tribe and Jamestown S’Klallam...

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Tribes and state change harvest levels of black-tail deer to bolster populations

“The management measures are an inter-tribal and state milestone,” said Rob McCoy, wildlife division manager for the Makah Tribe. “Everyone worked together to do something to protect the population for the future. “Harvest is something we can control. We don’t have the capability to accomplish predator control at this time and we can’t control the hair loss disease,” said McCoy. “This is the best way to maximize adult doe survival and increase the numbers of offspring,” he said.

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Vibrio causes problems for Hood Canal oysters

The Vibrio bacteria has been troubling oysters that were harvested by several Hood Canal tribes this summer. While there are several types of Vibrio, the strain parahaemolyticus has been causing most of the problems with Pacific...

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Using Fungus To Reduce Water Pollution

SEQUIM (October 26, 2007) – Cleaning up water pollution could be as easy as growing oyster mushrooms in your backyard. In a partnership the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, the Battelle Pacific Northwest National Laboratories has...

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