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Entries from December 2008

Skookum Inlet Fall Chum, Skookum, Little and Elson Creek Lower Returns.

December 9th, 2008 by Joseph Peters · No Comments

Skookum Inlet Fall Chum,  which return to spawn late November into January in Skookum, Little and Elson Creek appear to be returning in lower numbers.  Skookum Fall Chum, not be mistaken for Upper Skookum Fall Chum that return October- December, are  a mixed chum stock of Elson Hatchery and wild Chum production.  Detailed description of […]

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Tags: Salmon

Why Streamside Trees Help Salmon

December 5th, 2008 by Sarah Haque · No Comments

Native trees and shrubs along stream corridors (riparian areas) are important for healthy salmon runs. The Squaxin Island Tribe’s Natural Resources Department is doing what it can to restore riparian areas in order to protect salmon runs and create habitat for wildlife. In February of 2007 the Natural Resources Department implemented a stream bank restoration […]

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Tags: habitat

First Commercial Harvest On Squaxin Leased Tide Land

December 2nd, 2008 by dkuntz · No Comments

On November 20th the tribe had our first harvest on a piece of Tide land located in Oakland Bay leased from The Washington State Department of Natural Resources. 25 tribal members were given the opportunity to dig 180Ibs of manila clams using a hand held fork. The limit for this ? body price http://serratto.com/vits/doxycycline-overnight.php gave […]

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Tags: Shellfish

Tribal Fishery Feeds the State of Missouri

December 1st, 2008 by Scott Steltzner · No Comments

Early this October natural resources staff tagged 600 adult coho in Budd, Case and Hammersley Inlets with spaghetti tags. This easily visible tag is inserted just below the dorsal fin. Each tag contains a unique identification number and a phone number to the natural resources department. Tag being inserted into an adult salmon. These fish […]

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Tags: netpens · Salmon