Key Issue: Steelhead Habitat
Steelhead Summit: Wild Skagit steelhead and conservative fisheries management for continued stock recovery
Groups, anglers and citizens concerned about the restoration and protection of native, wild steelhead of the Skagit River in Washington are welcome to attend this event. You’ll hear presentations by noted scientists who work on fisheries and habitat research, and discuss public policy initiatives with wild steelhead advocates.
Update on the Fish, Not Gold Campaign from campaign director Kim McDonald.
Hobby suction dredge mining in steelhead and salmon habitat is a significant problem in some Washington drainages. Take action to help change regulations and create new laws.
Kim McDonald of Shelterwood Consulting chimes in on the current lack of regulations for suction-dredge mining in Washington streams and their effects on critical habitat for endangered salmonids.
An update of our Skagit Initiative work from the fall of 2013…
On June 21, 2012, Senator Patty Murray and Congressman Norm Dicks introduced historic legislation to establish new Wilderness and Wild and Scenic River protections on the Olympic Peninsula. If passed, the bill would protect the first new Wilderness designations on Olympic National Forest in nearly 30 years and the first ever Wild and Scenic River designations on the Olympic Peninsula.