At the frontline of King County’s effort to protect and restore salmon habitat is the fish passage field team.
The Land Conservation Initiative sets forth the goal of conserving and preserving 65,000 acres of remaining high conservation value lands throughout King County within the next 30 years.
Moving to the Pacific Northwest, I didn’t know what I was stepping into. I didn’t realize the importance of salmon to this whole region, their cultural significance, and their role in the ecosystem’s balance.
Watch a video of the SoundGuardian crew deploying and anchoring a water quality buoy in Puget Sound at Point Williams, off Lincoln Park in West Seattle.
This two-minute video contains underwater footage of sockeye salmon and Chinook salmon using a constructed channel at the Rainbow Bend Levee Removal and Floodplain Restoration Project on the Cedar River.
This year, $5.12 million was awarded in 42 grants to the four Water Resource Inventory Areas or WRIAs that oversee salmon recovery in King County.
New “smolt slides” will help young salmon get through the Ballard Locks more safely on their way to the ocean.
Snoqualmie Fish, Farm and Flood Advisory Committee that has spent more than three years forging the first major agreement in the county to strike a balance between farming interests and salmon recovery.