We appreciate our community so much!
Thank you Bellingham Food Cooperative for attending our Earth Day restoration work party and documenting this special day through
Thank you to the 4th Corner Fly Fishers for participating in steelhead spawner surveys!
NSEA and the 4th Corner Fly Fishers share the common goal of conserving and enhancing fisheries in Whatcom County. We've enjoyed working together to complete spawning grounds surveys that help determine the health of our local steelhead populations. Thank you 4th Corner for your generous support and increased involvement with NSEA!
The Nooksack River Basin has all 5 species of Pacific salmon: Chinook salmon, chum salmon, coho salmon, pink salmon, and sockeye salmon.
Pacific salmon have disappeared from about 40% of their historical breeding ranges in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and California over the last century, and many remaining populations are severely depressed in areas where they were formerly abundant.