Category archive for: WSC Updates
Wild Steelhead Coalition urges WDFW to keep popular catch and release fishery open, calls on legislators to fully fund Fish and Wildlife. “We’re deeply disappointed to learn that the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife is planning to cut the iconic Skagit River steelhead season,” said Rich Simms, Wild Steelhead…
After years of hard work, we are now inching closer to passing suction dredge mining reform legislation (SB 5322), which would ban suction dredge mining in ESA-designated “critical habitat” for steelhead, salmon, and bull trout.
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.
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.