Tribe gets $700K grant for salmon habitat improvement


The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community has received a $701,000 grant through the 2023 National Fish and Wildlife National Coastal Resilience Fund to plan for Skagit River salmon habitat improvement and flood resilience.

The Tribal Community will partner with the Skagit River System Cooperative, the Skagit Climate Science Consortium and the University of Washington Climate Impacts Group to develop a revised hydraulic model for the lower Skagit River floodplain to enhance understanding of coastal and riverine flood risks.

“With this grant award, the Swinomish Tribal Community continues its leader...

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