A U.S. District Court judge has affirmed the Quinault Indian Nation’s sovereignty over Lake Quinault and thrown out a case questioning the tribe’s authority to manage the lake. “This quick and explicit ruling was never in doubt,” said Quinault Nation President Fawn Sharp in a statement. “As I said back in January, Lake Quinault is […]
The Quinault Indian Nation has closed Lake Quinault to non-tribal fishing until further notice due to concerns about sockeye populations and reported enforcement problems. Details of the nation’s decision are here.
“The primary objectives of the project were to protect the entrance of this important side channel used by sockeye for spawning and to reestablish new surfaces for floodplain reforestation planting. We have met those objectives” said Armstrong. “It was also the first time that a net loss of sockeye salmon spawning habitat was avoided in […]
HOH RIVER — The Hoh Tribe is conducting a study to determine the genetic relationships between today’s Hoh River native steelhead and hatchery steelhead. The genetic study will reveal the extent to which a hatchery run of steelhead that shares the river has affected the genetic structure of the native steelhead Determining the genetic origin […]