2022

2022 SRFB Grant Round

Letters of Intent for project proposals are being accepted for salmon recovery projects funded through the Washington State Salmon Recovery Funding Board (SRFB) 2022 grant cycle.  Letters of intent…

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2019

Proposed Puget Sound Steelhead Recovery Plan

This recovery plan provides guidance for the protection and recovery of Puget Sound steelhead, which are currently listed as a threatened species under the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA). NOAA'…

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2018

Comment Period for South Fork Nooksack River TMDL

The Department of Ecology is soliciting feedback on their draft temperature total maximum daily load (TMDL) report for the South Fork Nooksack River. The report describes water quality issues and…

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2017

Restoring the River, Building Salmon Habitat on the Nooksack River

  Restoring the River, Building Salmon Habitat on the Nooksack River  Today, groups are working together to restore habitat on the Nooksack River. A cooperative of Agencies, Tribes, and restoration…

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2017

Volunteers Needed to Assist with Monitoring Shellfish Harvesters

Washington Departments of Fish and Wildlife and Health are looking for volunteers that can assist with monitoring of shellfish harvesters during the harvesting season. Each survey will only take…

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2017

Making Way for Salmon

  "Making Way for Salmon" is a short (15 minute) film highlighting the challenges of culverts as fish passage barriers. It was created by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and can be viewed…

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2016

Puget Sound Implementation Strategies-Public Comment through June 27, 2016

The Puget Sound Partnership is developing Implementation Strategies to inform development of the 2018 Action Agenda. Drafts of the Land Development/Land Cover Implementation Strategy and the …

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2015

Statewide Drought Declaration

Governor Jay Inslee declared a statewide drought emergency on May 15, 2015. The declaration comes after the governor's Emergency Water Executive Committee determined that 48 of 62 watersheds in…

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2015

Estuary & Salmon Restoration Program- Advancing Nearshore Protection and Restoration, 2015 Program Report

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has released the 2015 Program Report for the Estuary and Salmon Restoration Program (ESRP). ESRP provides funding and technical assistance to…

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2015

Restoring the Farmhouse Reach of the North Fork Nooksack River

The Nooksack Indian Tribe will use $283,111 grant award from the Salmon Recovery Funding Board to place eight logjams in the North Fork Nooksack River near Kendall. The North Fork moves frequently,…

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2015

Designing Restoration Projects in the South Fork Nooksack River

The Nooksack Indian Tribe will use a $108,100 Salmon Recovery Funding Board grant to finalize designs for the restoration of the South Fork Nooksack River at Nesset Reach near Acme. The South Fork…

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2014

State Awards $3,134,215 for Local Salmon Recovery Projects

The Washington Salmon Recovery Funding Board approved a total of $3,134,215 in grant funds to Lummi Nation, Nooksack Tribe, and Whatcom Land Trust for six projects that will restore and protect…

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2013

Lummi Nation Receives Award for Innovation in Salmon Management & Recovery

Long Live the King's new award for Innovation in Salmon Management and Recovery was presented to the Lummi Nation. "Lummi fishermen have put in place a selective tangle net test fishery for spring…

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2021

Speaker Series: Tribal Fishing Culture

Frank Lawrence III, member of the Lummi Nation, and George Swanset Jr. "Yel7qaynem", member of the Nooksack Indian Tribe, discuss the importance of fishing, the First Salmon Ceremony, and their…

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2019

2019 Salmon Recovery Funding Board Grant - Letters of Intent Due March 15, 2019

Letters of Intent for project proposals are being accepted for salmon recovery projects funded through the Washington State Salmon Recovery Funding Board (SRFB) 2019 grant cycle. Letters of Intent…

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2018

2018 Salmon Recovery Funding Board Grant - Letters of Intent Due March 30

Letters of Intent for project proposals are being accepted for salmon recovery projects funded through the Washington State Salmon Recovery Funding Board (SRFB) 2018 grant cycle. The grant round also…

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2017

Baker to Bay Symposium September 20-21, 2017

The Whatcom Watersheds Information Network in association with multiple sponsors is hosting the 2017 Baker to Bay Symposium at the Ferndale Event Center. This two-day event will bring together…

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2017

2017 Salmon Recovery Funding Board Grant- Letters of Intent Due March 31st

  Letters of Intent for project proposals are being accepted for salmon recovery projects funded through the Washington State Salmon Recovery Funding Board (SRFB) 2017 grant cycle. Letters of Intent…

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2016

Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project Feasibility Report and EIS

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Review Board approved release of the proposed Chief's Report for State and Agency Review. The Chief's Report is to be accompanied by the Final Feasibility…

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2016

2016 Salmon Recovery Funding Board Grant- Letters of Intent Due April 15th

Letters of Intent for project proposals are being accepted for salmon recovery projects funded through the Washington State Salmon Recovery Funding Board (SRFB) 2016 grant cycle. Letters of intent…

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2015

Washington's Salmon Fisheries Set for 2015

  Washington's 2015 salmon fishing seasons, developed by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and treaty tribal co-managers, were finalized during the Pacific Fishery Management…

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2015

2015 Salmon Recovery Funding Board Grant Cycle Letters of Intent March 31st

Letters of Intent and project proposals are being accepted for salmon recovery projects funded through the Washington State Salmon Recovery Funding Board (SRFB) 2015 grant cycle. Letters of intent…

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2015

Placing Logjams in the South Fork Nooksack River

The Nooksack Indian Tribe will use $320,264 in grant funds from the Salmon Recovery Funding Board to restore habitat in the South Fork Nooksack River near Acme. The South Fork doesn't have enough…

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2014

2014 Salmon Recovery Funding Board Grant Cycle Request for Proposals

Proposals are being accepted for salmon recovery projects funded through the Washington State Salmon Recovery Funding Board (SRFB) 2014 grant cycle. This call for projects is for 2014 SRFB project…

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2013

Puget Sound Partnership's 2013 State of the Sound Available

The Puget Sound Partnership's 2013 State of the Sound, released to the Governor's Office, reports on the status of Puget Sound Recovery.  The State of the Sound is a required report that provides…

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