Kugel Creek Culvert Replacement Project

This culvert was on a Clallam County road that also happened to be part of the Olympic Discovery Trail. Not only was the culver old and at risk of failure and a fish passage barrier, the road crossing was on a blind corner with no shoulder making it very unsafe

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South Prairie Creek

The South Puget Sound Salmon Enhancement Group (SPSSEG) has been working with project partners, including Puyallup Tribe of Indians, Pierce Conservation District (PCD), Pierce County Surface Water Management, and Forterra NW,  to design and implement large scale floodplain restoration projects on South Prairie Creek since 2012.  This has resulted in

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INVEST: Salish Scientists Summer Camp

INVEST: Salish Scientists Summer Camp is an outdoor environmental education day camp for 4th to 6th graders developed by Sound Salmon Solutions in 2022. The camp is held at the Willow Creek Watershed and Salmon Education Center in Edmonds, also known as the Hatchery, where campers had hands-on exploration in

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Skagit Forks Wetland Reconnection

Where the Skagit River forks to create Fir Island, Skagit Fisheries implemented a restoration project to reconnect the outlet of Britt Slough and a large wetland complex to the South Fork of the Skagit River. This important Chinook recovery project took place on WDFW land located between the dike and

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River’s Edge Revegetation Project

NOSC, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe (JSKT), Clallam Conservation District (CCD) and the Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) have embarked on a large-scale, collaborative 56-acre riparian planting on the Dungeness River called the River’s Edge Revegetation Project. The North Olympic Land Trust and JSKT acquired the River’s Edge parcel in March of 2020,

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Ellensburg Adopt-a-Stream

Volunteer projects help us value of the natural world and the relationship between salmon, stream health, and human impacts. We are excited to see fish in local streams and are working to improve stream habitat. Ellensburg is home to 13 miles of urban stream that were drastically altered as the

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Salmon in Schools

HCSEG secured a two year contract with the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction that provided $465,000 per year (2021-2023) for Salmon in the Schools (SITS) programs in elementary schools designated as high-poverty in Washington State. HCSEG partnered with 14 other organizations for this funding opportunity, which allowed SITS

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Monitoring: Plants, Fish, Temperature & Habitat

Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA) performs implementation and effectiveness monitoring to ensure the success of our projects. We monitor the survival of our trees and shrubs at our planting sites, fish presence at instream project sites, temperature at select sites, and complete habitat assessments at instream habitat sites. Vegetation Monitoring

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Middle Fork Wildcat Creek Fish Passage Barrier Correction Project

This planning and restoration project will design, permit and construct 3 separate fish passage barrier corrections on Middle Fork Wildcat Creek north of McCleary, Washington, in the Cloquallum Basin in WRIA 22. The barriers include 33% passable site 999439 on Summit Road at road mile 1.59 and stream mile 2.39;

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Camp Coweeman Restoration

The Coweeman River is flashy and primarily a single-thread channel designed to export materials (i.e., get logs to market), not to retain them. This minimizes its habitat value for fish. We are restoring 3.27 miles of contiguous cold water habitat to benefit all life stages of ESA-listed Columbia River Chinook,

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