Stafford Culvert Replacement

This project removed two 5-ft. side-by-side fish barrier culverts and replaced them with a 24-ft. span, 7-ft. 9-in. rise, 35-ft. long single box culvert. Funded by the Family Forest Fish Passage Program, this project was completed in November 2019.

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Pfeiffer Culvert Replacement

This project removed a 20-ft. long, 4.5-ft. diameter steel culvert and replaced it with a 50-ft. long, 14-ft. wide modular steel bridge. Funded by the Family Forest Fish Passage Program, administered by the Recreation and Conservation Office, the project was completed in November 2019.  

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Brown Bag Summer Science Series

After the cancelation of in-person school in the spring of 2020, Mid-Columbia Fisheries provided online salmon conservation information for local schools that normally have a salmon unit that includes rearing salmon in the classroom and one or more field trips to focused on understanding and caring for local watersheds and

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Bridge to Bridge Restoration, Phase Two

The lower Walla Walla River, in general, presents degraded instream and riparian conditions. These degraded conditions impact adult and juvenile summer steelhead and spring chinook migrating through the lower Walla Walla, and bull trout using the lower Walla Walla during their seasonal movements. Tagging studies show that there are large

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Bush Creek 3 Fish Barrier Correction Construction

Collaboration, partnership, teamwork, plus good old-fashioned hard work make the vision a reality. Yearly, the CBFTF accomplishes its projects with the help of outstanding partners. This past year, we joined forces once more with the Grays Harbor County Roads Department, with whom we have worked closely since 2002 to help

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Volunteer Empowered to Restore the Sammamish River

One volunteer’s work on the Sammamish River highlights our work to empower community to restore salmon habitat. Dana Kemmerling was a participant in the Community Action Training School, a joint program of Mid Sound and Sound Salmon Solutions in which 23 students participated in a 10-session training on the important

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Working With Quillayute Valley School District

Pacific Coast Salmon Coalition has a long-standing and close relation working with the Quillyute Valley School district at all age levels. From Elementary School fieldtrips to High School senior projects, we have reached out to hundreds of youth. This year, PCSC had the opportunity to mentor a Forks High School

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Carey’s Creek Fish Passage Project

Carey’s Creek is a known summer refuge for young coho salmon, resident trout, Pacific lamprey, native salamanders, and more. Sampling by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife 20 years ago also indicates that Chinook salmon and steelhead trout were sometimes present. Carey’s Creek is nearly 40ft wide, however at this

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Jones Creek Virtual Field Trip

For over a decade, Sound Salmon Solutions staff has led field trips focused on the water quality of Jones Creek for all 5th grade classes in the Marysville School District – that’s typically around 35 classes per year! During these field trips, students and their chaperones participate in chemical water

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South Prairie Creek Preserve Floodplain Restoration Project

The South Prairie Creek project will allow salmon easier upstream migration during higher flows, and increase cold groundwater to help summer low flow temperatures for juvenile and adult salmonids. It opened a historic side channel and then placed large engineered log jam at the opening to direct flows into the

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