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.
Posted: December 19th, 2012 under Power Lines.
Tags: Chinook, conservation, habitat, Recreation and Conservation Office, salmon, Salmon Recovery Funding Board, Seattle City Light, Skagit River
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.
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]
Posted: October 14th, 2009 under Power Lines.
Tags: Chinook, John's Guide Service, pink salmon, salmon, Seattle City Light, Skagit River