estuaries http://kplu.org en More than fish depending on Skagit Valley estuary restoration http://kplu.org/post/more-fish-depending-skagit-valley-estuary-restoration <p>The Skagit River Valley is home to farmland that brings us everything from tulips to potatoes and berries. But the river that makes such rich soil possible is also home to all five native species of Pacific salmon &ndash; including threatened Chinook.</p><p>Efforts to restore fish habitat have sparked bitter battles in the past. Now, hopes are high as work wraps up on <a href="http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/washington/explore/fisher-slough-how-it-all-got-started.xml">a project in the Skagit River Delta</a> that has support from advocates for fish and farmers alike.</p><p> Fri, 14 Oct 2011 13:40:10 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 2900 at http://kplu.org More than fish depending on Skagit Valley estuary restoration