State awards $76 million for salmon recovery
September 28, 2022
The Washington State Salmon Recovery Funding Board announced Sept. 26 the award of nearly $76 million in grants across the state to help ensure the survival of salmon in Washington.
The board also approved an additional $58 million in grant requests for 55 projects through the Puget Sound Acquisition and Restoration program once funding is approved by the Legislature in 2023. If approved, the combined funding would be the largest amount of money directed at salmon recovery in a single year since the board was created 23 years ago.
The grants that were funded today went to 138 projects in 30...