Tag Archives: Suquamish Tribe

Suquamish Tribe Reaches Out to Tideland Owners

As a way to better connect with waterfront landowners, the Suquamish Tribe has been hosting a successful shellfish social hour the past two years. At a restaurant in Silverdale each winter, the tribe invites property owners on Dyes Inlet to talk with tribal staff about its work, including tribal shellfish harvesting and its tidelands leasing […]

Coho Salmon Eggs Put to the Stormwater Test

Peering through a microscope at the Suquamish Tribe’s Grovers Creek Hatchery, biologist Tiffany Linbo uses two pairs of tweezers to gently peel the protective layer off an 18-day-old fertilized coho salmon egg. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) biologist needs to do it without piercing the yolk sac so Washington State University (WSU) toxicologist […]

Tribal leaders, Congressional representatives and Secretary of Interior Jewell discuss tribal issues

6th Congressional District Representative Derek Kilmer hosted a tribal leaders summit at the Suquamish Tribe’s House of Awakened Culture on April 24. Tribal leaders participated in panel discussions about self governance, tribal sovereignty, economics and natural resources. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell was the keynote speaker, who then joined Suquamish Chairman Leonard Forsman on […]

Kitsap Sun: Arsenic testing of geoducks possible

The Kitsap Sun reported on the recent in-person meeting between U.S.’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Chinese officials about China’s ban of  geoduck imported from the United States’ West Coast. While China was satisfied with testing for paralytic shellfish poisoning, the biggest issue was testing for arsenic, the Kitsap Sun reported. The United […]