Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group

Welcome!  The Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group (SFEG) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging our community in restoring salmon.

News and Events

Now Hiring AmeriCorps Member!

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Would you like to spend a year giving back to your community while learning new skills and exploring career options?  SFEG currently seeks an AmeriCorps  Riparian Restoration Associate, primarily assisting with streamside planting projects, maintaining SFEG’s native plant nursery, and helping with restoration monitoring programs.   Members receive a monthly stipend and an education award Read More …

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Become a Member

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Get involved! Your membership and donations of all sizes power the programs you know and love such as volunteer monitoring and Salmon in the Classroom. • $ 250 Funds one Classroom Field Trip • $ 100 Trains a volunteer to monitor a stream • $ 60 Educates one Student for the entire school year • Read More …

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Cornet Bay Volunteer Party September 20th

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For about 5 years SFEG has worked with partners like Washington State Parks and Northwest Straits Foundation to help restore rearing beach habitat at Cornet Bay. Thanks to our many volunteers, hundreds of trees, shrubs, and native beach grasses have been planted and now we need to maintain a good habitat for them to grow! SFEG will be hosting Read More …

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Bowman Bay Volunteer Party September 12th

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For about 5 years, SFEG has worked with partners like Washington State Parks and Northwest Straits Foundation to help restore rearing beach habitat at Bowman Bay. Thanks to our many volunteers, hundreds of trees, shrubs, and native beach grasses have been planted and now we need to maintain a good habitat for them to grow! SFEG will be hosting Read More …

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From the Field

Salmon restoration and the recovery of the Southern Residents

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Killer whales (Orcinus orca) are the largest members of the oceanic dolphin family and can be found in waters across the globe. They are incredibly social animals, travelling, hunting and playing in groups known as pods. Often times these pods are family-based, where the mother leads her offspring and their young, sharing hunting techniques and Read More …

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