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Wild Steelhead Coalition Concerned about Cooke Aquaculture’s Plans to Raise Steelhead in Net Pens in Puget Sound
The Wild Steelhead Coalition opposes Cooke Aquaculture’s application to transition its net pen operations to farming steelhead in Washington’s marine waters and is committed to working with our partners in the fishing, conservation, and tribal communities to pressure state agencies and elected officials to deny their application.
Wild Steelhead Coalition urges WDFW to keep popular catch and release fishery open, calls on legislators to fully fund Fish and Wildlife. “We’re deeply disappointed to learn that the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife is planning to cut the iconic Skagit River steelhead season,” said Rich Simms, Wild Steelhead…
After years of hard work, we are now inching closer to passing suction dredge mining reform legislation (SB 5322), which would ban suction dredge mining in ESA-designated “critical habitat” for steelhead, salmon, and bull trout.
For more than two years, Andy Danylchuk and his team of scientists and volunteer anglers worked to conduct a catch and release study on British Columbia’s Bulkley River. We are proud to have financially supported this important effort and is excited to share the interesting results of this important study.
Please help ensure the funding is in place for a critical steelhead Puget Sound marine survival project by calling or emailing your state legislator before February 10 and asking them to support the ‘Recover Puget Sound Steelhead’ request in the Department of Fish and Wildlife’s 2018 supplemental budget.
Show your support for Thompson River Steelhead by purchasing your “Save Thompson River Steelhead” t-shirt today! All proceeds from the sale of the shirts will be used to fight for the Thompson’s endangered wild steelhead.