Lewis and Clark’s White Salmon Trout: Coho Salmon or Steelhead? 200 Years of Getting it Wrong Part Six

Following Steelhead to Spawning Headwaters in the Bitterroot Mountains  The Corps of Discovery was hell-bent to return as soon as possible to St. Louis, despite knowing that they were preceding the primary food source of the Native people on their homeward route up the Columbia, Snake, and Clearwater rivers – spring Chinook salmon. Full knowing … Continue reading Lewis and Clark’s White Salmon Trout: Coho Salmon or Steelhead? 200 Years of Getting it Wrong Part Six

Our Sound, Our Salmon’s Flotilla: Saying no to net pens

On Saturday, September 16th, join in for Our Sound, Our Salmon’s Flotilla off the southern coast of Bainbridge Island, in the waters known as the Rich Passage between Fort Ward Park and Manchester State Park. The event will bring attention to the existing harm Atlantic salmon net pens impose upon our sound, our salmon, and our orcas, and to highlight the … Continue reading Our Sound, Our Salmon’s Flotilla: Saying no to net pens

Along with the migrating steelhead, Oregon river pool holds life lessons

Everyone on the river calls it “Lee’s pool,” and that alone might be proof one person can make a difference. Decades ago, it was Dynamite Hole. Poachers would set off explosives and kill steelhead by the dozens, fish that had made it upriver from the ocean — past sea lions, fishermen and a dam — … Continue reading Along with the migrating steelhead, Oregon river pool holds life lessons