Tag Archives: Quinault

Blowdown Tests Timber/Fish/Wildlife

Timberlands about half the size of Washington, D.C., were flattened by the early December storm that packed winds of more than 147 mph along the southwestern coast of the state. The estimated 17,000 acres of blown down timber on state and private timberlands will rigorously test the forest practice regulations developed within the Timber/Fish/Wildlife (TFW) […]

Skagit Valley Herald: Grant helps Swinomish prepare for oil spills

The Skagit Valley Herald (subscription required) has an article about the Swinomish Tribe’s new oil-spill response trailer. The Quinault, Hoh, Makah, Lummi, Tulalip, Nisqually, Quileute and Port Gamble S’Klallam tribes also benefited from this Department of Ecology grant. Grant helps Swinomish prepare for oil spills By KATE MOSER Staff Writer After 20 years of experience […]

Quinault Indian Nation Working To Improve Bear Grass Growth

TAHOLAH (March, 25, 2005) – Bear grass has been used in tribal basket weaving on the Olympic coast of Washington for centuries. Opportunities to gather bear grass, however, are dwindling on the Olympic Peninsula. Traditional bear grass areas have been converted to commercial forest, eliminating the open space habitat that bear grass prefers. Improper harvest […]