Tag archive for: Endangered Species Act
Recently, our good friends over at Patagonia joined the fight by posting a story on their blog The Cleanest Line about the need to stop NMFS proposal to list 23 hatchery steelhead and salmon programs under the Endangered Species Act.
After years of treating hatchery steelhead as a threat to their wild counterparts, NOAA is pulling a complete 180 and is proposing to protect 18 hatchery steelhead and salmon programs under the Endangered Species Act!
Update on the Fish, Not Gold Campaign from campaign director Kim McDonald.
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.
Non-native hatchery steelhead will not be released into the Elwha River and its tributaries this year, say four conservation groups that earlier this month filed suit against federal agencies and officials of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe (in their official capacities) for releases of hatchery fish into the Elwha.
Citing warnings from agency and independent scientists, four conservation groups filed suit today against several federal agencies and officials of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe (in their official capacities) for violating the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and ignoring the best available science and threatening the recovery of killer whales, Chinook salmon, and native steelhead by funding and operating fish hatchery programs in the Elwha River.