Annual Trout Moves at Satsop Springs
Volunteers are extremely valuable assets to Chehalis Basin Fisheries Task Force. We have a wide range of opportunities for individual volunteers and community groups — including via the annual Trout Moves. For more information on volunteering, please contact us at: (360) 482-2347 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gyotaku in Schools!
Tri-State Steelheaders did their last Gyotaku (fish printing) lesson this week! So cool to see how each Salmon in School student could take the same fish and end up with one of a kind prints! Thank you to all the teachers for letting us bring smelly fish into their classrooms
Willow Creek Salmon release
We are still hard at work releasing our Coho salmon raised at the Willow Creek Salmon and Watershed Education Center. Our essential operations are still in full swing! Although the community release event was cancelled, our Hatchery Program Manager and lead hatchery volunteer released about 12,000 Coho salmon into Swamp
WorldFish MigrationDay planting party!
Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group had a blast at the WorldFish MigrationDay planting party on a sunny October Saturday! Check out some photos from our event!
Skagit Knotweed Program
Controlling the spread of invasive plants such as knotweed is incredibly important to having a healthy river ecosystem. Invasive plants can out-complete native vegetation and are not beneficial to native wildlife. The Upper Skagit Knotweed Program has been working since 2001 to control the spread of knotweed in the upper
Construction will begin soon at Kilisut Harbor!
Submitted by North Olympic Salmon Coalition The swath of land between Indian and Marrowstone Islands was historically comprised of tidal channels and salt marsh. Tidal waters exchanged freely between Oak Bay and Kilisut Harbor, flushing cold water, moving sediment, and allowing juvenile salmon to migrate northward from Oak Bay into the
YOUR SUPPORT MADE KIDS’ FISHING DAYS POSSIBLE
Submitted by Tri-State Steelheaders Following closely on the heels of the Crab Feed, Kids’ Fishing Day at Bennington Lake drew 67 young anglers to our local fishing spot. They all had chances to win prizes at the Casting Contest and the Biggest Fish Contest. And most of them enjoyed a
Volunteer with Real Learning Real Work
Submitted by North Olympic Salmon Coalition October marked the beginning of hands-on, field-based restoration projects for more than 100 seventh grade students from Blue Heron and Chimacum Middle Schools. Students will oversee a year-long restoration project at Salmon Creek over the course of classroom visits and field trips. Check out
WE RAISE PLANTS!
Submitted by Lower Columbia Fish Enhancement Group Did you know LCFEG has three plant nurseries where we raise plants for our restoration projects? We grow everything from Western Red Cedar to Pacific Ninebark. This summer, our restoration assistant, Chelsey, worked with an intern from Camas High School, Emma McBride, to test
Boots on the Ground: Salmon carcasses make a splash in Chiwawa River
Submitted by Cascade Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group Year two of our five year nutrient enhancement project is off to a great start! Last week CCFEG and Washington Conservation Corps field crews applied over 20,000 lbs of salmon carcass analogs to the stunning Chiwawa River. Each of the two applications that will occur