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Category archive for: Newsletter Articles

  • Skagit Initiative Update – Fall 2013

    An update of our Skagit Initiative work from the fall of 2013…

    Category: Newsletter Articles | Posted by: | 11/20/13 | Comments: 1
  • Elwha Advocacy Update

    The latest from our Elwha River litigation and the next steps in the process.

    Category: Newsletter Articles | Posted by: | 4/24/13 | Comments: 0
  • The Director’s Run: May 2013

    Our new executive director Bob Margulis gives a taste of what’s ahead for the WSC in the upcoming year, including our Skagit River watershed work and an annual review of Washington Statewide Steelhead Management Plan.

    Category: Newsletter Articles | Posted by: | 4/24/13 | Comments: 0
  • Final President’s Run: May 2013

    The final President’s Run from founder and past president Rich Simms, in which he shares his top ten musings from years of work with the WSC.

    Category: Newsletter Articles | Posted by: | 4/24/13 | Comments: 0
  • Study: Run Timing of steelhead in the Skeena River

    Published in the most recent issue of the North American Journal of Fisheries Management, “Population Structure and Run Timing of Steelhead in the Skeena River, British Columbia” increases the previous number of assumed distinct populations of summer steelhead in the river from 5 to 17.  The authors (Beacham, Wallace, et al.) utilized genetic analysis from samples of mainly adult fish collected at the mouth of the river to isolate these populations.

    Category: Newsletter Articles | Posted by: | 7/7/12 | Comments: 0
  • Update: Suit to block Elwha hatchery programs

    As most are aware, dam removal on the Elwha River presents one of the greatest salmonid recovery opportunities in the United States. A Fish Restoration Plan was designed to expedite commercial salmon harvests through large-scale hatchery production, but the levels of hatchery production proposed would greatly impede the recovery of wild-producing salmonids (along with the poorly designed monitoring and adaptive management protocols for the hatchery programs).

    Category: Newsletter Articles | Posted by: | 7/7/12 | Comments: 0