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

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Ancich Memorial Scholarship Applications Due June 1

On Tuesday, March 27th, the Regional Fisheries Coalition (RFC) announced that its annual Paul G. Ancich Memorial Scholarship is again available for graduating high school seniors and college students. Applications for the scholarship are due June 1st. The Ancich Scholarship was created in 2011 by the RFC as a memorial

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A Message from RFC Board President Larry Zalaznik

Dear Friends – As an avid fisherman, I have seen firsthand the impact of drought, fire, warming waters, and low river flows on salmon and steelhead making their way upstream to vital spawning grounds. Fish need a healthy ecosystem comprised of good water quality, streamside vegetation, and instream habitat for

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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.

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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

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