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Entries from May 2012

Working together to make sure shellfish stay safe to harvest

May 22nd, 2012 by eoconnell · Comments Off on Working together to make sure shellfish stay safe to harvest

The Squaxin Island Tribe and Mason County are forming a new partnership to protect one of the most productive shellfish growing areas in the world. The new working relationship will manage an enhanced Pollution Identification and Correction (PIC) program, as part of the state’s recently announced Shellfish Initiative. “The enhanced program will bring a new […]

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Coho Fry Released in Upper Deschutes

May 3rd, 2012 by jkonovsky · Comments Off on Coho Fry Released in Upper Deschutes

The Squaxin Island Tribe in cooperation with the Department of Fish and Wildlife released about 100,000 coho fry in the upper Deschutes yesterday.   The purpose was not necessarily to increase the number of smolts leaving the system next year, but to identify key locations where the fry rear over the summer.  The information will […]

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