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Salmon group buys Big Beef Creek property


January 20, 2022

Courtesy of Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group

The wetlands at Big Beef Creek.

The Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group has purchased 50 acres of the Big Beef Creek property.

HCSEG now has 302 acres of habitat at Big Beef Creek, located near Seabeck in Kitsap County, across Hood Canal from Brinnon. A creek nearby is called Little Beef Creek. The name comes from cows pastured in the nearby upland areas.

It was not easy to acquire the land, according to HCSEG Executive Director Mendy Harlow. The property was previously owned by the University of Washington with a research facility on the land that the HCSEG worked with them for years.

The HCSEG had to write multiple g...

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