From the Field


There are amazing things going on at Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group and here is the place to hear it– straight from the fish’s mouth!

Wonderful Watersheds

September may signal the end of summer, but it also marks the beginning of another school year. For us, it’s once again time for Junior Stream Stewards. Throughout the year, we lead lessons on salmon and their habitat in area middle schools. This month is all about watersheds! I have already visited a few schools Read More …

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Salmon restoration and the recovery of the Southern Residents

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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Salmon, Lampreys, and Minnows—OH MY! Nighttime Snorkel Surveys

It was 11:30 at night.  The search was put on pause as someone re-adjusted their gear.  Wanting a break and to see what was going on, I flipped over to my back. Pleasantly surprised, I found myself floating as if I was in the Great Salt Lake:  completely buoyant and relaxed as the current gently Read More …

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