Report Acknowledgments

Development of this report and Web site is not possible without data and input from many individuals. Especially significant are contributions from the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission, salmon recovery lead entities, the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, the Office of the Washington State Climatologist, the Salmon Recovery Funding Board, salmon recovery regions, the Washington Department of Ecology, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, and the Washington Stormwater Center.

This report and Web site also would not have been possible without funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Many contributors generously gave their time, expertise, cooperation, reviews, data, and content across the state. Specific thanks go to the following:

Regional Salmon Recovery Organizations: Scott Brewer, Jennifer Burke, Alex Conley, John Foltz, Nathalie Hamel, Amelia Johnson, Nicole Jordan, Melody Kreimes, Mike Lithgow, Greer Maier, Steve Manlow, Amber Moore, Alicia Olivas, Rich Osborne, Denise Smee, Tricia Snyder, Elene Trujillo, Mara Zimmerman

Tribal Commissions: Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission: Jeremy Five Crows, Stuart Ellis, Laura Gephart, Mike Matylewich, Jaime Pinkham, Kate Self, Paul Ward. Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission: Ken Currens, Bruce Jones, Randy Lumper, Tony Meyer, Fran Wilshusen

Washington Department of Ecology: Scott Collyard, Annette Hoffmann, Glenn Merritt, Stacy Polkowske, Jim Shedd, Markus Von Prause

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife: Kyle Adicks, Joe Anderson, Dan Auerbach, Bruce Baker, Dan Barrett, Aaron Bosworth, Rachel Bouchillon, Thomas Buehrens, Randy Cooper, Eryn Couch, Brodie Cox, Bethany Craig, Nicole Czarnomski, Derek Dapp, Jeff Davis, Chris Donley, Mark Downen, Andrew Fowler, Don Freeman, Ryan Gatchell, Natasha Geiger, Bryce Glaser, Michele Groesbeck, Angelika Hagen-Breaux, Lisa Harlan, Shane Hawkins, Todd Hillson, Joshua Holowatz, Curt Holt, Kirt Hughes, Thomas Jameson, Mclain Johnson, Neala Kendall, Eric Kinne, Matt Klungle, Douglas Kramer, Jamie Lamperth, Gil Lensegrav, Tara Livingood, James Losee, David Low, Gary Marston, Brian Missildine, Andrew Murdoch, Nathanael Overman,    Scott Pearson, Kurt Perry, Laurie Peterson, Larry Phillips, Mark Riedesel, Mike Scharpf, John Serl, Pete Topping, Bill Tweit, Peter Verhey, Josh Weinheimer, Meagan West, Jennifer Whitney, Jeremy Wilson, Justin Zweifel

Washington Department of Natural Resources: Brandon Austin, Cindy Dickerson, Donelle Mahan, Joseph Shramek, Kevin Smith

Washington Recreation and Conservation Office: Jeannie Abbott, Kendall Barrameda, Wendy Brown, Dave Caudill, Kaleen Cottingham, Keith Dublanica, Bob Euliss, Leslie Frank, Tara Galuska, Mark Jarasitis, Jennifer Johnson, Chantell Krider, Julia Marshburn, Erik Neatherlin, Scott Robinson, Susan Zemek

Federal Government: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service Northwest: Eli Holmes, David Price, Mindy Rowse


Executive Summary

Written by Jennifer Johnson, Erik Neatherlin, and Susan Zemek
Researched by Scott Boettcher, Jennifer Johnson, Jessica Kudlinski, and Susan Zemek
Designed by Luis Prado

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Also, special thanks goes to David Hahn for the video on the home page. The Coho are coming is part of a continuing video series on wild, native salmon in Washington’s Sol Duc River. Filmed in Barking Dog Hole on the Olympic Peninsula in summer 2016, the video originally was created for Forks Intermediate School’s sixth-grade science classes.