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.
KITTITAS COUNTY AQUATIC RESTORATION 2019
People cutting firewood on the USFS Naches Ranger District are allowed to cut snags for firewood, but only if those snags do not contain cavities.
The Yakama Nation's Fisheries Resource Management Program (FRMP) is tasked with managing and carrying out the deliverables for the Tribal Response grant.
The Yakima Basin "Wood Fiesta" Helicopter Aquatic Restoration project is a multi-watershed collaborative effort aimed at enhancing aquatic habitat in remote watersheds that have been greatly altered by past management practices.
This page is intended to provide restricted access to Intergovernmental Master Agreement 56662 ("IG-MA 56662") and associated modifications for contractors and consultants doing business with the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation.