SeaTac Public Works released salmon, raised by the city, into the wild at Des Moines Creek Saturday.
The Skokomish estuary was a far cry from its natural self in 2007, when the Skokomish Tribe began work to return the land to its natural use. More than a decade later, roads, culverts and dams have been removed, and salmon habitat is returning.
Hundreds of millions of dollars have gone into salmon recovery, and more work is needed. Now, scientists are asking the question: Could saving a smaller, less recognizable fish, be one of the keys to their recovery?
It started with a simple question: Why are salmon dying in the Salish Sea? The answer, as it turns out, would pull scientists from 60 organizations in a variety of directions.
After decades of research, it’s a statement that may shock you: “We really don’t know what’s going on out there.”
This year, as part of the International Year of the Salmon 2022 Pan Pacific Winter High Seas Expedition more than 50 scientists from the United States, Canada, Japan, the Republic of Korea and Russia joined forces to research salmon in the North Pacific during the winter months. Their goal: to get a better understanding of what prey is available to eat, what predators are preying on salmon, and how is the eco-system supporting – or harming – salmon?
FOX 13 Seattle is partnering with Long Live The Kings once again to raise awareness of the Pacific Northwest's threatened salmon and steelhead population.
With summer fast approaching, local environmentalists are sending a warning about the impact severe heat has on salmon in the Northwest.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has proposed investing $187 million in salmon recovery as part of his 2022 budget and policy proposals.
This year's Survive the Sound had 20,600 participants, and thanks if you were one of them. More than 1,300 teams helped raise more than $45,000 to help out our endangered salmon.
It's hard to think of the vast concrete stretches of pavement through much of the City of Seattle that this very urban city scape could also hold a solution to how to resrtore some of Washington State's wildest places.
OLYMPIA -- After criticizing the state legislature for failing to fund court-mandated salmon habitat restoration, Gov.
EVERETT, Wash.-- "Both of them are funneled then into the pipe that discharges into the rain garden," says Sharyn Gerhardt.
SOUTH KING COUNTY, Wash. -- The Green River is cut in half by two dams that keep adult salmon from going upstream to spawn and juveniles from migrating down to the ocean.
With giant buckets of cold Nisqually River water and some smaller bins to hold fish, Megan Moore is assembling a field surgical ward outside of the small town of Yelm.
POULSBO, Wash. -- The floating Hood Canal Bridge may transport thousands of people a day between Port Ludlow and Poulsbo, but it seriously hinders a different type of traffic -- that of migrating fish.According to studies, up to 50 percent of young migrating fish will fail to make it to the other side of the bridge, instead getting snatched up by predators.The Hood Canal Bridge is the longest saltwater floating bridge in the world, stretching 1.5 miles.
PUGET SOUND, Wash. -- King County is pulling up creatures from the depths of Puget Sound in hopes that what they learn from the bottom of the food chain can help predict the future success of salmon runs -- and in turn -- the endangered southern resident orcas that eat them.Twice a month every month, King County Environmental Laboratory takes out the SoundGuardian boat for its marine ambient survey, which has about 20 stations around the Sound.
Q13 has partnered again with Long Live the Kings to help us all see the problem with our salmon populations and fight for solutions.
The clock is ticking for several projects in Mason County that could help our endangered salmon and Puget Sound orcas.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Canada and the U.S. states of Alaska, Oregon and Washington would all reduce their catch of fragile salmon species under the terms of an updated international agreement that, if approved, will spell out the next decade of cooperation between the U.S. and Canada to keep the migratory fish afloat in Pacific waters.Members of the Pacific Salmon Commission on Monday recommended a conservation plan that stretches to 2028 after two years of intense negotiations involving fishermen, tribes on both sides of the border and state and federal officials.