2019 Successes Highlighted!
The 14 RFEGs of the Regional Fisheries Coalition are excited to highlight their shared successes with their newly-created 2019 Annual Report. The report highlights the tremendous impact of the program — the projects accomplished, the volunteers engaged, the students taught and more. We’d be honored if you’d take a moment
Interns work on protecting and restoring wild salmon population
Submitted by Mid Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group A BIG THANK YOU goes out to our 13 college interns! These amazing students have been removing rock dams, monitoring fish populations, habitat, and passage, educating river users and kids, surveying project areas, stewarding riparian plantings and much more! Check out the story
Mid-Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group Announces Salmon Project Funding
Mid-Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group is pleased to announce that is has received over one million dollars in funds this year to help salmon and the habitat that they call home. Mid-Columbia Fisheries will be putting those monies to work to restore stream and river habitats vital to the restoration of
Educating North Central Washington About Finned Friends
A recent article in The Wenatchee World highlighted member organization Cascade Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group’s efforts with their NCW Salmon Awareness Project, connecting local students with the salmon life cycle through a variety of lessons and activities. Read it here!
Nooksack SEA Completes Capitol Campaign
(Bellingham Herald) Community generosity helps NSEA buy permanent home, expand mission to restore salmon. The Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA) concluded its two-year, $1.2 million capital campaign after receiving a final significant gift from Phillips 66.
New Study: Juvenile Fish Production on White Salmon River
(The Enterprise) If you remove it, they will come. That was the expectation among fish scientists as they contemplated the removal of the Condit Hydroelectric Project from the lower White Salmon River prior to the fall of 2011. The project and its appurtenances, including the massive concrete Northwestern Dam, were completely demolished
White Salmon Tributary Lures Young Fish
(The Columbian) At the bottom of a compact, lush gorge, a handful of researchers with the U.S. Geological Survey waved electronic wands through the waters of Buck Creek, a tributary of the White Salmon River, and netted as many juvenile fish as they could find. The work is part of a larger