News/Announcements - Outreach and Education

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In Case You Missed It: Honor the Wykanish

Andrea Tulee
In The News

On August 9th, 2022, the Yakama and the Umatilla Nations together honored the Wykanish at a community event at Fish Hook Park along the Snake River.  As Salmon People, we are committed to working with all sectors to restore our Wykanish (salmon) a

In Case You Missed It: Lamprey Harvest Celebration

Andrea Tulee
In The News

The Yakama Nation with the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs held a Pacific lamprey harvest celebration and community event near Willamette Falls on July 30th, 2022. 

Return of the Lamprey

Article by Sarah Ortiz, a Student Conservation Association intern with the Mid-Columbia Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office
In The News

Tribal-led conservation helps revive an ancient fish in Wenatchee River

World Fish Migration Day (May 24) Save the Date

Ralph Lampman, Pacific Lamprey Project


MAY 24, 2014 (SATURDAY)

Time: TBD

We are releasing adult lamprey for translocation.  

This event testifies to the importance of Pacific lamprey migration to the world

Film Showing


Announcing Films to be presented at 6pm on Monday, January 27, 2014 at the Cultural Heritage Center Theater.

The Lost Fish

Yakama Nation, CRITFC, Freshwaters Illustrated
Yakama Premiere!
December 9, 2013 (Monday)
Heritage Theater

Virtual Lamprey Arrives in Yakima Valley

Toppenish, Wash. - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Yakama Nation announce the virtual arrival of Asúm the Lamprey to the Yakima Valley.