fish passage

Biden administration proposes $106 million for Western salmon and steelhead recovery

BY: - August 17, 2023

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is recommending sending $106 million to 16 salmon and steelhead recovery efforts in five Western states, the federal agency said Thursday. NOAA and the Department of Commerce recommended grants to state agencies with salmon protection missions, tribes and tribal partnerships in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and California. The funding […]

Oil spill fines aid restoration projects in Washington

BY: - August 7, 2023

Efforts to remove creosote-treated pilings, collect derelict fishing gear and replace a fish passage barrier are among the environmental restoration projects that will benefit from oil spill penalties, the state Department of Ecology announced Monday. Seven organizations in six counties will receive a share of $318,478 in funding. That money comes from an account into […]