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NWIFC Magazine: Steelhead hatchery broodstock and new leadership

The new NWIFC magazine is available for download. In this edition, you can read about our new leadership here at the commission and about tribe’s using hatchery broodstock to help support weak steelhead runs. From the magazine: The steelhead population in the Skokomish  River  has  doubled  since  the  Skokomish Tribe started a supplementation projectin  2006,  […]

EPA challenged on fish consumption rate

Cross posted from Keep Seafood Clean. A group of environmental groups and commercial fisherman (some of whom are our partners of the Keep Seafood Clean Coalition) filed a lawsuit on Friday to force the federal government to raise Washington State’s fish consumption rate. You can find the actual complaint here. Here’s a clip from the […]

NWIFC Magazine: Coastal Tribes Meet in D.C. on Climate Change (and other stories)

We just posted up our most recent magazine, which includes articles on hatchery contributions made by tribes, the continuing restoration of the Elwha River and a roundup of the tribal Climate Change summit back east: Climate change is occurring rapidly, creating an urgent need for the world to use the indigenous ways of adapting that […]

NWIFC Magazine: Hard Work Brings Results

A look back on the 25 year history of tribal and state fisheries co-management is one of the featured stories in the newest NWIFC Magazine, which you can download as a pdf here: . Lorraine Loomis, the Swinomish Tribe’s fisheries manager, has participated in every North of Falcon process since the 1980s and acts at […]