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Seattle City Light creates multimillion-dollar fund to support fish on the Skagit

Fund brings substantial new resources to protect, conserve, and restore the fisheries resources and aquatic habitat of the Skagit River With a unanimous vote of the City Council on Monday, Seattle created a new fund to support endangered fish species in the Skagit River watershed, including bull trout and Chinook salmon. As Seattle City Light… [ Keep reading ]

Elementary Students Experience Nature Through City Light’s “Homeward Bound” Field Trip

City Light employees from various divisions completed its fifteenth year of the “Homeward Bound” field trip on Oct. 15. This program gives fifth-graders from Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School in south Seattle an opportunity to learn how to read maps and use compasses, witness the return of salmon to… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light Funds Glacier Recession Research

Seattle City Light recently funded a study which researched and forecasted the recession patterns of glaciers in our region. The research article, titled “Glacier Recession and the Response of Summer Streamflow in the Pacific Northwest United States, 1960-2099,” explores the recent recession patterns of these glaciers whose melt and water… [ Keep reading ]

Innovative Pilot Project Seeks to Grow a Forest More Resilient to Climate Change

An innovative pilot project will replant portions of logged land now owned by Seattle City Light to grow a new forest that could be more resilient to climate change. Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust and its partners – City Light, Seattle Public Utilities and the Northwest Natural Resource Group —… [ Keep reading ]

Conserving Stossel Creek

Seattle City Light recently acquired 154 acres of land on Stossel Creek east of Duvall to preserve important habitat for coho salmon and steelhead.

Seattle City Light Acquires More Land to Protect Salmon Habitat

Seattle City Light has bought two parcels of land northeast of the town of Darrington. The two 15 acre properties will be used for the purpose of salmon habitat preservation, which brings the total acreage of protected lands to 13, 647.

Salmon habitat preserved by City Light

City Light recently purchased 40 acres of Day Creek Slough in the Middle Skagit River.

Seattle City Light Biologist’s Co-Author Research Paper on Chinook Salmon in Skagit River

Seattle City Light Biologists Ed Connor and Dave Pflug co-authored a research paper on Chinook Salmon in the Skagit River that was recently published by the scientific journal Transactions of the American Fisheries Society.

City Light staff share knowledge with youth

City Light staff recently got to share information about climate change and career options in the hydroelectric industry, as part of an ongoing effort to encourage interest in science, the trades and environmental issues.

City Light Biologist Co-Authors Baseline Report for Steelhead Recovery Effort

The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration published a report on the historic populations of steelhead in the Puget Sound co-authored by Ed Connor, a senior fish biologist at City Light.