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Posted February 14th, 2019

Would you like to see thriving salmon populations in your local rivers and streams?  Do you have an idea for a salmon habitat restoration project in your community?   If so, you will be pleased to know that the Chehalis Basin Lead Entity is soliciting applications for salmon habitat restoration and protection projects for the 2019 […]

Posted August 3rd, 2018

The primary objective of the barrier correction on an unnamed tributary to Stearns Creek is to replace an existing fish passage barrier with a fish passable structure.  The project will restore salmon access to 2.4 linear miles of potential habitat; approximately 0.38 acres of spawning habitat and 1.51 acres of rearing habitat for the Southwest […]

Posted March 16th, 2018

The Brian Abbott Fish Barrier Removal Board is seeking proposals to correct fish passage barriers in its “Coordinated Pathway” funding stream.  The program seeks projects close to recently completed or planned barrier corrections funded through other funding programs. Draft applications Due March 29, 2018. Read more here.

Posted January 29th, 2018

Would you like to see thriving salmon populations in our local rivers and streams?  Do you have an idea for a salmon habitat restoration project in your community?   If so, you will be pleased to know that the Chehalis Basin Lead Entity is soliciting applications for salmon habitat restoration projects for the 2018 grant year […]

Posted February 13th, 2017

Would you like to see thriving salmon populations in your local rivers and streams? Do you have an idea for a salmon habitat restoration project in your community?   If so, you will be pleased to know that the Chehalis Basin Lead Entity is soliciting applications for Salmon Recovery Funding Board projects for the 2017 grant […]

Posted January 25th, 2017

January 25, 2017 Twenty-three on-the-ground restoration projects that protect and restore valuable habitat for salmon are well underway throughout the Chehalis River Basin in Thurston, Lewis and Grays Harbor Counties. Implementing these projects is bringing nearly $6 million to basin communities through local restoration and construction jobs. Most of the projects restored fish access to […]

Posted November 9th, 2016

What was once nearly 40 acres of unmanageable wetlands near Adna is being transformed into a thriving ecosystem by a group of energetic landowners and volunteers. In the process, the two struggling creeks that bisect the acreage are again free to flow on their merry way. And that’s terrific news for the coho salmon that […]

Posted October 6th, 2016

Submitted by Paul Dunn for the Chehalis Basin Lead Entity Chat with Janet Strong for a bit, and your mind’s eye imagines beforehand what your actual sight now confirms. Looking like the proverbial bump on a log, Strong is perched on the horizontal, above-ground root of a massive hemlock tree. The stately conifer is one […]

Posted September 26th, 2016

Submitted by Paul Dunn for Chehalis Basin Partnership Her friends on the boat call her “Captain Kasey.” Once every month or two, Kasey Hoyt skippers a small outboard-motor-powered dingy around Carlisle Lake in Onalaska. The boat team takes water-quality readings of temperature, pH, conductivity, and dissolved oxygen. The boat team also takes a sample of […]