Squaxin Island Tribe's Natural Resources

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Entries from June 2015

Go Inslee!!!

June 17th, 2015 by Candace Penn · Comments Off on Go Inslee!!!

    Governor Inslee signs Forage Fish Bill (SB5166)! This bill directs WDFW to conduct extensive forage fish spawning surveys throughout Puget Sound over the next two years and will provide significant benefit for improving habitat protections. Proposed by Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-Bainbridge Island, the bill requires the state Department of Fish & Wildlife and […]

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Intertidal Forage Fish Training with WDFW, Its an Egg Hunt!

June 8th, 2015 by Candace Penn · Comments Off on Intertidal Forage Fish Training with WDFW, Its an Egg Hunt!

We were lucky enough to have Phillip Dionne from WDFW join us at the Natural Resource Department. He gave a presentation about forage fish and there critical habitat along the shores of Puget Sound. Forage fish lay their eggs in the sand-gravel beach zone as well as the outer tide flats. A substantial amount of […]

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Tags: habitat · Salmon