Every year, the Lummi Nation releases a million coho yearlings from its Lummi Bay Hatchery in two batches of 500,000 fish. The fish are spawned at the Lummi Bay Hatchery and reared at the state’s Kendall Creek hatchery until they are yearlings. Then the fish are transported back to Lummi Bay where they are released.
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The documentary team of Benjamin Drummond and Sara Joy Steele featured the Swinomish Tribe in a video on the Facing Climate Change website.
The Swinomish Tribe has lived on the coasts of the Salish Sea for thousands of years. Today, rising seas not only threaten cultural traditions, but also the economic
The Nisqually Indian Tribe is hoping to learn some lessons about habitat restoration from salmon moving through an important tributary to the Nisqually River. Tribal researchers are using Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) tags to track juvenile salmon in Ohop Creek.
Two years ago the tribe, the Nisqually Land Trust, and the South Puget Sound Salmon Enhancement Group restored a mile of the creek by building an …
Earthfix has the news on the aftermath of the Powerline 2 fire on the Johns Creek watershed:
“The fire burned all the way down to the water,” says John Konovsky, environmental program manager for the Squaxin Island Tribe. “It’s in a steep ravine and you look up the hillside and all you see is all this ash, this blanket of ash. It looks like a snowstorm
The treaty tribes in western Washington recently came together at Salmon Homecoming in Seattle to launch the State of Our Watersheds report.
Lummi Nation leaders and tribal members gathered last week to address the importance of protecting the natural and cultural heritage of Cherry Point (Xwe’chi’eXen).
North of Bellingham, Wash., Cherry Point is the proposed site of a coal export facility, which would be the largest in North America if built.
Xwe’chi’eXen was a Lummi tribal village for more than 175 generations. Traditionally, it was a …
Ongoing damage and destruction of salmon habitat is resulting in the steady decline of salmon populations across western Washington, leading to the failure of salmon recovery and threatening tribal treaty rights, according to a report released today by the treaty Indian tribes.
The tribes created the State of Our Watersheds report to gauge progress toward salmon recovery and guide future habitat restoration and protection efforts. It …
Over at Keep Our Seafood Clean, you can read all about the Puget Sound Partnership’s strong position on raising our unrealisticly low fish consumption rate. And, to learn more about the rate itself, watch our new explainer video:
Dinner last night at the Paddle to Squaxin 2012 celebration included traditional foods, including salmon, deer and clams. The special meal was part of a multi-day Potlach Protocal, culminating the intertribal event.
The video below features some of the cooks preparing the evening’s meal:
The Squaxin Island Tribe joined the South Puget Sound Salmon Enhancement Group, Simpson Lumber and the Green Diamond Resource Company to open almost a mile of salmon habitat by removing two fish-blocking culverts.
The culverts blocked Midway Creek, a tributary to Goldsborough Creek and ran underneath a railroad owned by Simpson Lumber, which is contributing significant funding to the project. The Green Diamond Resource, a sister …