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….
With your help, we flooded the BLM with comments advocating for the protection of the Methow Headwaters and its wild steelhead. WSC was excited to submit our own comments supporting the 20-year mineral withdrawal as well, which you can read here.
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The Wild Steelhead Coalition is excited to announce that Lee Spencer has been awarded the 2018 Wild Steelhead Coalition Conservation Award. Please take a minute to read the speech given to honor Lee’s tremendous dedication to wild steelhead.