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Tag archive for: Bill McMillan

  • Wild Steelhead: The Lure and Lore of a Pacific Northwest Icon

    This chapter, from Sean Gallagher’s new book, Wild Steelhead: The Lure and Lore of a Pacific Northwest Icon, was provided courtesy of Wild River Press.

    Category: In the News | Posted by: | 12/27/13 | Comments: 0
  • Snorkeling: Learning from Steelhead What Angling Can’t Teach

    Almost 30 years ago, on returning from a remote and little known steelhead stream on the West Coast of Vancouver Island north of Tofino there came one of those decisions that one later remembers as pivotal — a path taken with resulting joys and fulfillments previously unconsidered.

    Category: Newsletter Articles | Posted by: | 7/6/12 | Comments: 1
  • Historical Abundance of Puget Sound steelhead

    The Puget Sound steelhead , Oncorhynchus mykiss, was listed as threatened under the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA) in 2007, prompting the initiation of recovery planning.  Recovery planning requires, ultimately, the identification of conditions under which the “evolutionary significant unit” (ESU) can be considered to have been recovered and subsequently removed from the list of threatened and endangered species (“de-listed”).

    Category: Newsletter Articles | Posted by: | 7/6/12 | Comments: 0
  • Update on the Historical Columbia River Steelhead/Salmon Abundance Project

    Bill McMillan was awarded a $5,000 grant from the Wild Steelhead Coalition (WSC) in early 2010 to continue research and develop an accurate historical baseline of what steelhead/salmon numbers and distribution were in the Columbia Basin prior to Euro-American contact. Funds for the WSC grant were secured from Patagonia’s World Trout Grant program.  A previous update regarding this project was featured in the November 2010 issue of The Adipose.

    Category: Newsletter Articles | Posted by: | 12/18/11 | Comments: 0
  • Historical Distribution and Abundance of Columbia River Steelhead & Salmon

    Bill McMillan was awarded a $5,000 grant from the Wild Steelhead Coalition (WSC) in early 2010 to continue research and develop an accurate historical baseline of what steelhead/salmon numbers and distribution were in the Columbia Basin prior to Euro-American contact. Funds for the WSC grant were secured from Patagonia’s World Trout Grant program.

    Category: Newsletter Articles | Posted by: | 11/10/10 | Comments: 0
  • 2009 WSC Conservation Award Winner Bill McMillan

    Education: 1963-1965 & 1967: Clark College, Vancouver, WA, biology major; 1965/66: University of Washington, Seattle, WA, fisheries major; 1967: Portland State University, Portland, OR, philosophy major; 1968: Central Washington State College, Ellensburg, WA, English major. Employment History: 2009: Contracted by Seattle City Light and Skagit River System Cooperative to help…

    Category: Conservation Award | Posted by: | 12/15/09 | Comments: 0