Tag Archives: Upper Skagit

Upper Skagit tracks sockeye’s preferred prey

The Upper Skagit Indian Tribe is sampling zooplankton in Baker Lake and Lake Shannon to track the availability of food for juvenile sockeye salmon. The results will let fisheries managers know whether the reservoirs can support an increase in sockeye production at Puget Sound Energy’s (PSE) Baker River hatchery. The Upper Skagit Tribe took over […]

Upper Skagit Tribe’s BioBlitz counts hundreds of species in restored habitat

The Upper Skagit Tribe recruited scientists and volunteers to help document the plant and animal life taking advantage of restored habitat along Hansen Creek. A few years ago, the tribe partnered with other agencies to restore 140 acres of freshwater floodplain and wetland habitat within the Skagit County-owned Northern State Recreation Area near the Upper […]

Video features Upper Skagit-BPA partnership for elk habitat

Bonneville Power Administration has a video describing its partnership with the Upper Skagit Tribe to improve elk habitat on a right-of-way near the tribe’s reservation. NWIFC News reported about the project in our spring magazine: The Upper Skagit Tribe has partnered with Bonneville Power Administration and timber company Sierra Pacific to enhance elk habitat on […]