Key Issue: Steelhead Hatcheries
A Senate bill proposed during the current legislative session could have serious repercussions for advocates of wild salmon and steelhead in Washington state, and for the wild fish they’re working to recover.
Senate Bill 5551 Summary: Deny wild fish organizations state Salmon Recovery Funding Board contributions if they have brought legal action against the state concerning hatchery production within ten calendar years.
Show your support for wild steelhead in Puget Sound at a State Senate Natural Resources Committee Meeting on July 29, 2014 in Olympia, WA.
Four conservation groups have filed a 60-day notice letter to three federal agencies as well as officials of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe’s salmon hatchery alleging violations of the Endangered Species Act.
A federal court in Tacoma held on Wednesday that federal agencies violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) in approving plans to release hatchery fish to the Elwha River.
An update of our Skagit Initiative work from the fall of 2013…
The latest from our Elwha River litigation and the next steps in the process.