Seattle City Light recently purchased three separate riverfront properties to protect salmonid habitat in our region. The purchases cover 44.5 acres on Pressentin Creek, one acre on the Skagit River and half an acre on the Tolt River. The property on the Skagit River is adjacent to other protected parcels owned by City Light.
Posted: February 28th, 2014 under Power Lines.
Tags: conservation, endangered species, General Manager and CEO Jorge Carrasco, habitat, preservation, salmon, Seattle City Light
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
Seattle City Light will close the mouth of Gilligan Creek in Skagit County to vehicle access March 30 to restore native plants and improve habitat for fish and wildlife.
Posted: March 16th, 2011 under Power Lines.
Tags: Gilligan Creek, habitat, native plants, salmon, Seattle City Light, Skagit County, Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group, Skagit River