Please help ensure the funding is in place for a critical steelhead Puget Sound marine survival project by calling or emailing your state legislator before February 10 and asking them to support the ‘Recover Puget Sound Steelhead’ request in the Department of Fish and Wildlife’s 2018 supplemental budget.
Throughout the southern half of their range, wild steelhead have experienced tremendous declines during the last century and a half. While many factors have contributed to their decline, overharvest in sport and commercial fisheries has been ubiquitous, and today most populations are depressed below 10% of their historic abundance. During…
In order to restore the abundance, distribution, diversity, and long term productivity of wild steelhead and their habitats to assure healthy stocks, hatchery programs need to be removed from management plans where ever possible. Plus, greater priority needs to be given to the long term sustainability of wild steelhead stocks….
For more than two years, Andy Danylchuk and his team of scientists and volunteer anglers worked to conduct a catch and release study on British Columbia’s Bulkley River. We are proud to have financially supported this important effort and is excited to share the interesting results of this important study.
A new survey shows that a majority of Washington’s voters prioritize the future of wild fish over preserving dams and even support a proposal to remove the dams.
Senator Murray and Representatives Smith and Jayapal are working vigorously to ensure the demise of this destructive legislation and recently sent a letter to House and Senate leadership communicating their strong opposition to HR 3144.