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Tag archive for: Kurt Beardslee

  • Interim Agreement Protects Wild Elwha Steelhead From Hatchery Release

    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.

    Category: In the News | Posted by: | 2/24/12 | Comments: 2
  • Suit Filed To Block Elwha Hatchery Programs

    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.

    Category: In the News | Posted by: | 2/9/12 | Comments: 3
  • Agencies Warned Over Elwha River Fish Hatchery (Wild Fish Conservancy)

    A sixty-day notice letter mailed today to federal and state agencies charges that these agencies are violating the Endangered Species by ignoring best available science and the needs of killer whales and native steelhead by funding a fish hatchery that will impede the recovery of the Elwha River ecosystem. Wild…

    Category: In the News | Posted by: | 10/6/11 | Comments: 0
  • Restore the Elwha Without Hatchery Fish

    Hot off The Seattle Times press comes the latest op-ed we’ve collaborated on, along with our friends at the Osprey Steelhead News and Wild Fish Conservancy. Let wild steelhead and salmon recolonize the Elwha River naturally! [Article Published in the Seattle Times July 12, 2011]   By Will Atlas, Kurt Beardslee and Rich Simms…

    Category: Op-Eds | Posted by: | 7/22/11 | Comments: 0