Yakama Nation receives more than $400,000 for fish recovery

(12/27/19)

 and habitat restoration projects

The Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation has received $414,000 of state grant money for habitat restoration projects to aid with recovery efforts for steelhead trout.

The Washington Salmon Recovery Funding Board, through the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office, awarded the funds to the Yakama Nation for three habitat restoration projects along Ahtanum Creek and the Tieton and Klickitat rivers to help improve conditions for the area’s steelhead trout populations, a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.

In a Dec. 16 news release, the board noted that the growth of Washington cities and towns destroyed many of the places salmon used to live and has led to declining.......................................................................


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