Thursday, May 13, 2010

Senate Working on Salmon Stronghold Bill


The US House and Senate are working on bills which would direct federal resources towards the conservation of healthy salmon ecosystems. The bill called the Pacific Salmon Stronghold Conservation Act (S. 817), issponsored in the Senate by Maria Cantwell of Washington and will focus on protecting the best remaining salmon ecosystems through direct investment from the federal government, while still investing in recovery of depressed salmon populations and ecosystems. More information at the Wild Salmon Center's website.

http://www.wildsalmoncenter.org/press/salmon_stronghold_senate_hearing.php

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