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Entries from April 2009

Coho Smolt in Sherwood Creek Watershed

April 29th, 2009 by Joseph Peters · No Comments

From NWIFC Website: A pair of smolt traps is helping the Squaxin Island Tribe get a better picture of natural salmon production in the Sherwood Creek watershed. “The Sherwood watershed is one of the most complicated systems in the tribe’s treaty-reserved fishing area,” said Joe Peters, fisheries management biologist for the Squaxin Island Tribe. Tribal […]

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Tags: Salmon

Squaxin Island Tribe operating 5 Smolt Traps in Deep South Puget Sound

April 29th, 2009 by Joseph Peters · No Comments

The Squaxin Island Natural Resources (SINR) is currently collecting data to estimate the number of coho salmon smolts outmigrating from Mill, Cranberry, Goldsborough, Schumacher and Sherwood Creeks.  These five creeks empty in to Deep South Puget Sound, with in the Squaxin Island Tribes usual and accustom areas. The project objectives include using weir panel and […]

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Tags: Salmon

South Sound Science Symposium Agenda

April 28th, 2009 by jkonovsky · No Comments

The South Sound Science Symposium is coming up on May 6th.  Don’t forget to register!  The agenda is now available here.

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Tags: Events · Links · Salmon · Water Quality

Squaxin Island Tribe comment on dioxin concentrations in Oakland Bay

April 1st, 2009 by jkonovsky · No Comments

SHELTON (April 1, 2009) – Preliminary data released today by the state Department of Ecology has identified dioxin in sediment throughout Oakland Bay. Outside of Shelton Harbor, the dioxin is distributed uniformly with an average concentration of 35 parts per trillion (ppt or pg/g). “At first glance, the distribution pattern suggests the dioxin may be […]

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Tags: Shellfish · Water Quality