At the frontline of King County’s effort to protect and restore salmon habitat is the fish passage field team.
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.
Reposted from KC Employee News Jason Argo / 2 hours ago August 29, 2018 King County has hundreds of employees working in the sciences on some of our region’s biggest challenges, from protecting fish habitat to helping people manage and… Read More ›
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.
The Countyline project is reconnecting the White to its historical floodplain, providing habitat for imperiled salmon runs.
Geologic forces profoundly altered the shape of the White River. The Countyline Levee Setback Project, substantially completed this month, was designed with a keen understanding of that geology.
The Countyline Levee Setback Project was celebrated at a media event on Tuesday, Oct. 3. The project provides flood protection for the City of Pacific and habitat for imperiled salmon.
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.