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2014 Salmon SEEson

See salmon migrating to their upstream spawning beds on the Duwamish River!

2013/2014 Grant Awards

On December 4, 2013 the Washington Salmon Recovery Funding Board (SRFB) and the Puget Sound Partnership (PSP) awarded WRIA 9 $1,299,434 in SRFB/Puget Sound Acquisition and Restoration (PSAR) funding for the following two projects:

On August 26, 2013 WRIA 9 was awarded early action funding from SRFB and PSP to fund one project:

On September 9, 2013 WRIA 9 received $1,200,000 in Cooperative Watershed Management Grants from the King County Flood Control District. The eight projects and proposals funded inlcude:

Small Projects Fund (1):

High Priority Project Implementation Fund (1):

Education/Stewardship Fund (1):

Implementation Progress Report 2005-2011 Published

The Implementation Progress Report provides a snapshot of the accomplishments WRIA 9 has made over the past six years to implement the Salmon Habitat Plan. Since Plan adoption, accomplishments include significant progress on 33 of 162 high priority salmon habitat projects, and support of many stewardship, education and outreach programs. See the Report on the Implementation Progress Report page to learn more (Adobe Acrobat).

Funding Mechanisms Analysis

The WRIA 9 Watershed Ecosystem Forum is examining possible funding mechanisms to support projects and programs needed to implement the Salmon Habitat Plan and do our part for Puget Sound recovery.

Learn more about the funding mechanisms and discussions by the Watershed Ecosystem Forum.