October 18, 2020 By Lynda V. Mapes The Seattle Times
They were the king of kings in Puget Sound, the biggest chinook of them all, strong enough to muscle up the falls at the Goblin Gates and power on all the way through nearly 4 miles of chutes and falls in the Grand Canyon of the Elwha.
September 24, 2020 By Henry Fountain The New York Times
The “blob” of hotter ocean water that killed sea lions and other marine life in 2014 and 2015 may become permanent.
August 20, 2020 Oceanographic Magazine
A study of four salmon species across all regions of Alaska – chinook, chum, coho, and sockeye – has found that salmon are returning to rivers smaller and younger than in the past.
August 2, 2020 By Lynda V. Mapes The Seattle Times
At the insistence of tribes and federal fisheries managers, the Army Corps of Engineers will soon complete the biggest facility of its kind in North America, to capture and transport salmon to free flowing stretches of the White River, a tributary of the Puyallup.
July 27, 2020 By Lynda Mapes Seattle Times
Tahlequah is pregnant again. The mother orca raised worldwide concern when she carried her dead calf 17 days and more than 1,000 miles, almost exactly two years ago. Now, she has another chance at motherhood, scientists have learned.