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Volunteers Pitch In to Clean Up the Skagit River

Volunteers scan the shoreline for debris. About 60 Seattle City Light employees and their families and friends, including several Boy Scouts, floated down the Skagit River on Saturday, Aug. 25, during the Skagit River Cleanup.  The day began as the Seattle City Light volunteer group met at the Marblemount… [ Keep reading ]

Ecology Honors City Light’s Skagit Wastewater Treatment Plants for Outstanding Performance

The Washington State Department of Ecology awarded Seattle City Light two outstanding performance awards for the utility’s wastewater treatment plants at the Skagit Hydroelectric Project.

Cameras Give City Light Close Look at Skagit Wildlife

Technology is providing Seattle City Light a better understanding of the wildlife that lives on some of the utility’s property in the Skagit River watershed.

Grant Supports Skagit River Steelhead Research

Seattle City Light, the Upper Skagit Tribe, and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) were awarded a $255,000 grant to conduct research on the productivity and life history of juvenile steelhead in the Skagit River watershed.

Seattle City Light Acquires 640 Acres of Old-Growth Forest in Skagit Watersehd for Wildlife Habitat Conservation

Seattle City Light will receive 640 acres of old-growth forest in the Skagit River watershed for conservation purposes. The land, which is along Pressentin Creek, formerly was managed by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources.

City Light Land Purchase to Protect Important Fish Habitat

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.

City Light Employees Win Awards for River Stewardship

Three Seattle City Light employees were honored recently for their work to protect the rivers that support our hydroelectric operations and the fish that live in them.

Abundant Snowpack Assures Healthy Electricity Supplies

Seattle City Light Superintendent Jorge Carrasco expressed cautious optimism about power production this year. The utility entered April with near-record amounts of snowpack above its hydroelectric dams on the Pend Oreille and Skagit Rivers, promising a healthy supply of electricity this summer.

Gilligan Creek Habitat Restoration to Start in Skagit County

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.

Seattle City Light Helping with Skagit Eagle Surveys

Seattle City Light is working with the U.S. Forest Service and the National Park Service to conduct the annual wintering bald eagle surveys on the Skagit River from Newhalem to Sedro Woolley.