Yakama Nation Fisheries Projects

Industrial and agricultural pollution and toxic contamination, dams that block fish migration and access to spawning habitat—the decline of salmon, steelhead, sturgeon, and lamprey in the Columbia River is has many causes. To restore the river and the life that depends upon it, the Yakama Nation Fisheries is employing many and varied strategies, simultaneously. In some areas, habitat recovery is the key; in others, supplementation of salmon runs may need to be the driver.

Last updated: Thu, 01/19/2017

 

Last updated: Wed, 12/14/2016

Last updated: Thu, 12/01/2016

The Yakama Nation’s (YN) Upper Columbia Habitat Restoration Project (UCHRP) is requesting bids from archaeological firms (herein referred to as “contractor”) to provide on-call archaeological services at targeted project sites in the Wenatchee, En

Last updated: Fri, 05/06/2016

This report presents the findings of the Nason Creek Recreation Assessment.  The goal of this study is to support the work of the Yakama Nation and partners as they continue to seek ways to balance the ecological benefits of habitat restoration pr

Last updated: Mon, 05/02/2016

The Yakama Nation's Fisheries Resource Management Program (FRMP) is tasked with managing and carrying out the deliverables for the Tribal Response grant.

Last updated: Mon, 01/25/2016

The Yakama Nation Upper Columbia Habitat Restoration Project (URCHRP) is a project under the Yakama Nation Fisheries Resource Management Program. The project recieves its principal funding through the Columbia Basin Fish Accords.

Last updated: Fri, 01/08/2016

The White-headed Woodpecker (Picoides albolarvatus) is a primary excavator that occurs in pine- (Pinus spp.) dominated habitats throughout its geographic distribution.

Last updated: Thu, 05/14/2015

 This project entails placing large woody material (LWM) along the mainstem Upper Wenatchee River in crib-like structures.  The length of the treatment will be for approximately 100 yds.

Last updated: Mon, 03/23/2015

The Yakama Nation, (YN), and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, (WDFW), are working together to restore a Chewuch River remnant side channel at the Eightmile Creek Camp Ground.