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Wild Steelhead Coalition calls on DNR, Commissioner of Public Lands Franz and Governor Inslee to block Puget Sound fish farm proposal
The Wild Steelhead Coalition is extremely disappointed that the Department of Fish and Wildlife has approved Cooke Aquaculture’s application to farm “steelhead” in Washington’s public waters and is calling on the state to block Cooke’s latest misguided fish farm proposal.
Wild Steelhead Coalition expresses strong support for the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife’s proposed rulemaking to eliminate harvest restrictions for bass, walleye, and channel catfish in all rivers, lakes, and streams that also support salmon smolts.
Wild Steelhead Coalition Concerned about Cooke Aquaculture’s Plans to Raise Steelhead in Net Pens in Puget Sound
The Wild Steelhead Coalition opposes Cooke Aquaculture’s application to transition its net pen operations to farming steelhead in Washington’s marine waters and is committed to working with our partners in the fishing, conservation, and tribal communities to pressure state agencies and elected officials to deny their application.
The winter edition of “The Osprey” is now available on your electronic newsstand and contains some great articles about important wild steelhead stories you need to know.
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.
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.