Tag archive for: Wild Fish Conservancy
On March 9th, Brian Knutsen presented an oral argument before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of the Wild Steelhead Coalition, The Conservation Angler, the Federation of Fly Fishers Steelhead Committee, and Wild Fish Conservancy about the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe’s hatchery on the Elwha River.
In advance of their July 29, 2014 hearing, tell the WA Senate Natural Resources Committee that you support wild steelhead recovery in Puget Sound.
Show your support for wild steelhead in Puget Sound at a State Senate Natural Resources Committee Meeting on July 29, 2014 in Olympia, WA.
A federal court in Tacoma held on Wednesday that federal agencies violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) in approving plans to release hatchery fish to the Elwha River.
Today, four conservation groups asked the US District Court for Western Washington to halt planned releases of hatchery coho salmon and steelhead into the Elwha River until the Court has an opportunity to determine whether the releases comply with the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
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.