Tag archive for: Snider Creek
Send a thank you message to Washington Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Director Phil Anderson, Jim Scott, and Ron Warren for listening to your voice and using the best available science to make the tough management decision to discontinue the Snider Creek Steelhead Suppplementation Program on the Sol Duc River….
A future for wild steelhead: Establishing the First Wild Steelhead Management Zone on the Sol Duc River
Recently the WDFW made a hard social and biological decision to move the Snider Creek hatchery to the Bogachiel River, freeing up the Sol Duc River for classification as a Wild Steelhead Management Area (WSMZ). This was the result of many organizations and hundreds of interested steelheaders sending in comments to WDFW related to hatchery impacts. The Wild Steelhead Coalition, along with the Native Fish Society, led this charge, providing two white papers and comments on the science of hatchery impacts and the need for a quality Wild Steelhead Management Zone (WDMZ) on the Washington Coast.
Today is the LAST DAY the WDFW will accept comments about the Snider Creek hatchery program on the Sol Duc River. To borrow a phrase from the Headwaters blogger Dr. Sam Snyder, “Either speak up or get off the water.” Take Action! Discontinue the Snider Creek Hatchery (Sol Duc River) >…
The Snider Creek Hatchery: The Impacts of the Hatchery and Increased Wild Stock Harvest on Early Sol Duc River Winter Steelhead with Recommendations for Recovery
By Dick Burge Rebuilding the wild steelhead run on the Sol Duc River to its maximum capacity means we must develop a plan to recover the early run and all other depleted components of the total run. This is possible only if we eliminate hatchery plantings stocks and concentrate on…