A new bycatch survival study of passively operated fish traps was recently completed for spring-run and summer-run Chinook Salmon in the Columbia River. The results
Listen to today’s interview with WFC Director of Science Jamie Glasgow on KGMI News/ Talk 790 radio about the released proposed reconciliation bill that revealed Congress is on track to make the largest investment in northwest hatchery infrastructure on record that could cause irreparable damage to wild fish populations and to endangered Southern Resident killer whales.
Proposal would breach the four lower Snake River dams at the cost of suspending bedrock environmental laws and exposing communities across the Columbia River basin
Proposal would breach the four lower Snake River dams at the cost of suspending bedrock environmental laws and exposing communities across the Columbia River basin to environmental and health hazards.
On Thursday, in a truly inspiring victory for wild Pacific salmon, orcas, and BC First Nations, the Canadian government agreed to phase out all open
On November 27th, the Bainbridge Island City Council passed an official resolution declaring support for the Taking Back Our Sound campaign, Wild Fish Conservancy’s competing
Wild Fish Conservancy’s Dr. Nick Gayeski explains his latest work to develop an individual-based eco-genetic model of Chinook salmon in order to improve our understanding of how harvest in the mixed-stock ocean fishery is changing wild Chinook that Southern Resident killer whales, coastal communities, and our region’s ecosystem depend on.
WFC bids to lease sites for conservation and public access The fifteen-year leases that have authorized the commercial net pen aquaculture industry to pollute and
Environmentalists ask court to block the summer fishing season until NOAA proves the harvest wouldn’t starve endangered Southern Resident killer whales An environmental organization asked
Overharvest of Chinook salmon in S.E. Alaska threatens the coast-wide survival of wild salmon, Southern Resident killer whales, and coastal fishing communities For more information,
Days before having to defend themselves in court, Cooke Aquaculture has agreed to settle a Clean Water Act lawsuit filed by Wild Fish Conservancy as
On August 24th, 2017, in the wake of an environmentally disastrous event that allowed the escape of up to 305,000 Atlantic salmon into Puget Sound,
On May 3, 2017 the U.S. District Court Judge Salvador Mendoza Jr. issued a judgment and ordered an injunction of the federal fish hatchery at Leavenworth, WA, after ruling in
Last week we asked you, our supporters, to take action and sign on to our petition voicing strong opposition to the National Marine Fisheries Service’s
For more than a century, fisheries managers have tried to replace the dramatic loss of wild salmon and steelhead with manufactured hatchery fish. But now
A lawsuit challenging federal agencies continued dismissal of the harmful effects of commercial net pen aquaculture to threatened and endangered species in Puget Sound