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
(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.
(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
(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