Treaty Rights at Risk: Top 10 Threats to SalmonSep 4th, 2013 • Category: NWIFC Blog
From Treaty Rights at Risk:
- Estuaries are losing functional habitat because of population increases in lower portions of watersheds.
- Rapidly increasing permit-exempt wells threaten water for fish.
- Degraded nearshore habitat is unable to support forage fish.
- Timber harvest has removed vast amounts of forest cover throughout all watersheds.
- Streams lack large woody debris.