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Entries from July 2009

New post on restoring the Deschutes Estuary on Everyday Olympia

July 24th, 2009 by eoconnell · No Comments

There’s a new post this morning on the importance of restoring the Deschutes River estuary: We know that South Sound is dying. Squaxin tribal researchers recently conducted a study of how many coho salmon leaving streams in southern Puget Sound actually survive long enough to swim past the Tacoma Narrows. Coho populations have been dropping […]

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Journalists visit the Headwaters of the Salish Sea

July 13th, 2009 by jkonovsky · No Comments

The Squaxin Island Tribe and Taylor Shellfish hosted the 2009 Puget Sound Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources on July 12th.  Fifteen journalists from around the county gathered to learn about the Tribe’s relationship with shellfish and its commercial production in South Sound.  Lynda Mapes from the Seattle Times led the tour. Charlene Krise, Tribal Council […]

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