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Salmon projects get $8.5M

Conservation district to restore creek banks

Salmon in Oakland Bay, the Union and Tahuya rivers in North Mason, and Cranberry, Deer, Goldsborough and Mill creeks will benefit from $8.2 million in salmon recovery grants from the state.

On Monday, the Washington State Salmon Recovery Funding Board and the Puget Sound Partnership announced the awards of 150 grants in 29 counties totaling $81.5 million. The grants focus on improving salmon habitat and conserving shorelines and riverbanks.

"These are important projects that will help us restore our salmon populations," Gov. Jay Inslee said in a news release. "They provide many other benefits....


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