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Please take action today and tell the Washington State Legislature to pass SB 6613, which would enhance the ability of state agencies to effectively monitor and regulate net pen operations.
WSC has permanently protected eight acres of critical public fishing access on the Lower Grande Ronde River
With the support of key partners in the fishing community, the WSC has secured a major victory for angler access and steelhead conservation by completing the purchase of an eight-acre parcel of land with 2,000 feet of riverfront on the lower Grande Ronde River in Eastern Washington, which will soon be donated to the Washington Department of Wildlife for permanent protection and continued public use.
This Thursday, the state Senate Agriculture, Water, Natural Resources & Parks Committee is holding a work session to discuss fish farming. We expect Cooke and their allies to testify, and we need senators on the committee to know the public is deeply concerned about these private polluters receiving new permits to operate in Puget Sound, so please take action today.
The Wild Steelhead Coalition was honored to donate a brand new raft, oars, trail cameras, and spotting scopes to the WDFW Law Enforcement Program on the Olympic Peninsula to support their critical efforts to defend and protect our shared natural resources in that vast, wild landscape.
Please take action and submit comments to WDFW by November 30, 2017 expressing opposition to several proposals put forth by WDFW in 2017 during the Freshwater Regulations phase of the agency’s Sport Fishing Rule Simplification Process.
The Wild Steelhead Coalition is proud to be a funding partner of WDFW’s Hoh River Steelhead Research Program, a years-long effort to better understand steelhead biology and ecology, fill information gaps needed for steelhead management, and improve resiliency of steelhead populations.