Tag Archives: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Migratory fish return to Upper Elwha River for the first time in over a century

These two images show the difference in the Elwha River's flow from July 10 to August 1.  The remaining dam is circled in yellow in each image.  Now that flows have dropped enough to expose the concrete, dam removal can begin again.

Thanks to a radiotracking program begun this spring, fisheries biologists confirmed yesterday that two radio tagged bull trout have migrated through Glines Canyon and are now upstream of the former Lake Mills in Rica Canyon. Two other bull trout have

Washington’s Clean Boating Program wins $1.5 Million federal grant for waste pumpouts

Pumpout Washington is a project of Washington Sea Grant, in partnership with the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced a $1.5 million grant to the Washington State Parks Department’s Clean Vessel Act (CVA) Program, which works in partnership with Washington Sea Grant to help marinas install and operate septic pumpout stations, educate marina

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife seeks comments on land acquisition proposals

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OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is inviting public comment through Jan. 31 on current proposals to acquire land for fish and wildlife habitat and public recreation. Thirteen proposed land acquisitions, identified by the department as

Army Corps of Engineers to begin annual dredging of Grays Harbor

SEATTLE, Wash. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, announced that the annual maintenance dredging of the Federal navigation channel in the Grays Harbor Inner Harbor will begin today and continue through Feb. 14, 2014 – the time of

WDFW Land Acquisition Proposals Available Online

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Current proposals by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to acquire land for fish and wildlife habitat and public recreation are now on view on the department’s website.

Jennifer Quan, WDFW lands division manager, said the new

First Group of Endangered Butterflies Hatches in Prison

BELFAIR, Wash. - The butterfly rearing program at Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women is taking off – literally.

After weeks of careful handling and scientific documentation, the first endangered Taylor’s Checkerspot butterflies have emerged from their cocoons and are ready