Tag Archives: Skokomish Tribe

FinFish Technician IV – Skokomish Tribe

Tribe name: Skokomish Tribe Job title: FinFish Technician IV Closed Date: Open until filled Job Description: This position provides technical assistance to finfish program biologists. During December through July, the individual will assist the Finfish Biologist with a long-term steelhead supplementation project to be conducted within the Hood Canal. The individual will also assist with […]

Record Chum Salmon Run in Hood Canal

Fishermen in Hood Canal saw a record number of fall chum salmon return this year with an expected runsize of 1.4 million. Tribal and state managers reported that tribal and non-tribal fishermen caught 1.186 million fall chum in Hood Canal when the expected return was only 324,000. Last year, fishermen caught nearly 582,000 from a […]

Skokomish Tribe Collects Oyster Spat from Hood Canal

Skokomish Tribe shellfish technician William Williams leans over the side of a boat and drops a cement block bristling with Pacific oyster shells into the water near the Skokomish tidelands. The tribe is distributing several of these blocks throughout southern Hood Canal to attract oyster spat, or recruited larvae, to learn more about oyster reproduction […]

Skokomish Tribe upgrades water quality lab

The Skokomish Tribe is upgrading its water quality lab to a state-of-the-art facility. The tribe recently purchased high-end water quality lab equipment from the Shoalwater Bay Tribe to conduct more sophisticated work, such as looking for cancer-causing compounds. “It’s a major deal for Hood Canal,” said Ron Figlar Barnes, the Skokomish Tribe’s EPA coordinator. “It’s […]