Seattle City Light was awarded a $982,999 grant from the Washington Salmon Recovery Board to acquire 113 acres of high quality habitat for Chinook salmon, steelhead and bull trout in the Skagit River system.[More]
Posted: December 16th, 2013 under Power Lines.
Tags: bull trout, Chinook, General Manager and CEO Jorge Carrasco, Gov. Jay Inslee, Puget Sound Acquisition and Restoration Fund, salmon, Seattle City Light, Skagit Hydroelectric Project, Skagit River, steelhead, Washington Salmon Recovery Board
Seattle City Light completed the final purchase of three properties totaling 32.5 acres of land to protect key spawning areas for Chinook salmon in the Skagit River.[More]
City Light has purchased two properties totaling more than 32 acres of fish habitat through a Salmon Recovery Funding Board grant and the utility’s Endangered Species Act Early Action Program.[More]
Posted: November 29th, 2011 under Power Lines.
Tags: bull trout, Chinook, conservation, Darrington, endangered species, habitat, preservation, salmon, Sauk River, Seattle City Light, Skagit Land Trust, Skagit River, steelhead
An estimated 1.2 million pink salmon and 25,000 Chinook are crowding into the upper Skagit River below Seattle City Light’s three hydroelectric dams to spawn. It is the best spawning run on the Skagit in at least 35 years.[More]