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More Information about Hood Canal & Its Watersheds (by Organization)

 

Conservation, educational, and user group organizations with ties to Hood Canal. This list is not comprehensive and does not imply endorsement by the WRIA 16 Watershed Team or its members.

Admiralty Audubon Initiate, promote, assist, and encourage the understanding and appreciation of nature and the conservation of wildlife and wilderness, natural resources, and natural beauty. www.admiraltyaudubon.org

Backcountry Horsemen of Washington www.bchw.org

Conservation Northwest Protecting and connecting old-growth forests and other wild areas from the Washington Coast to the BC Rockies. www.conservationnw.org

Ecotrust Innovating, investing and inspiring in ways that create reliable prosperity. www.ecotrust.org

Emerald Towns Alliance Providing or enhancing community services in the Brinnon and Quilcene areas of Hood Canal. Source for Brinnon ShrimpFest information. www.emeraldtowns.org

Explore Hood Canal & South Puget Sound Resources for exploring the nature, arts, culture, history, lodging and dining of Hood Canal in Mason County. www.explorehoodcanal.com

Forterra Works to create prosperous, vibrant communities and conserves natural and working landscapes in Washington’s central Cascades and Olympic regions. www.forterra.org

Great Peninsula Conservancy Protects the rural landscapes, natural habitats and open spaces of the Kitsap Peninsula. www.greatpeninsula.org

Hood Canal Coordinating Council The HCCC is a Watershed-Based Council of Governments established in 1985. With partners, it works towards actions to protect and enhance Hood Canal’s environment and economic health. http://hccc.wa.gov

Hood Canal Coordinating Council Lead Entity for Salmon Recovery Helps citizens and project sponsors understand and participate in the local salmon habitat recovery process. www.rco.wa.gov/salmon_recovery/lead_entities_contact.shtml

Hood Canal Dissolved Oxygen Program A UW program to determine the sources of low dissolved oxygen in Hood Canal and the effect on marine life. www.hoodcanal.washington.edu

Hood Canal Environmental Council Supports activities that protect the water quality and the quality of life in the Hood Canal basin. http://hoodcanalenvironmentalcouncil.org/links.php

Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group (HCSEG) Works to protect and enhance the genetic diversity and populations of salmon in the Hood canal by the protection of habitat and water quality, education, wild salmon incubators and other means.  http://hcseg.org

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe www.jamestowntribe.org

Jefferson County www.co.jefferson.wa.us

Jefferson County Conservation District www.jeffersoncd.org

Jefferson County Marine Resources Committee It is our mission to protect Jefferson County marine resources. We welcome your participation in this process. www.jeffersonmrc.org

Jefferson County PUD #1 http://jeffpud.org

Jefferson Land Trust Helps the community preserve open space, working lands and habitat in Jefferson County on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula of Washington State. www.saveland.org

Kitsap County www.kitsapgov.com

Kitsap Conservation District http://kitsapcd.org

Kitsap County Stream Stewards Stream Stewards receive training that prepares them to work on upland and stream riparian restoration projects. http://county.wsu.edu/kitsap/nrs/water/Pages/StreamStewards.aspx

Long Live the Kings Organization restoring wild salmon in the Pacific Northwest. www.lltk.org

Lower Hood Canal Watershed Coalition The mission of LHCWC is to improve and protect the quality and quantity of all waters (marine, surface, ground) in the Lower Hood Canal Watershed. Meets on first Mondays at the Belfair Schools District Offices at 7 PM.

Lower Elwah Klallam Tribe www.elwha.org

Mason Conservation District www.masoncd.org

Mason County www.co.mason.wa.us

Mason County PUD #1 www.mason-pud1.org

NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service Northwest Regional Office www.nwr.noaa.gov/

North Olympic Salmon Coalition (NOSC) http://nosc.org

Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission (NWIFC) http://nwifc.org

Northwest Watershed Institute Provides scientific and technical support to protect and restore fish and wildlife habitats and watershed ecosystems of the Pacific Northwest. http://nwwatershed.org

Olympic Forest Coalition Promotes the protection, conservation and restoration of natural forest ecosystems and their processes on the Olympic Peninsula. www.olympicforest.org

Olympic Park Associates Sharing a passion for Olympic National Park as a wild and natural place. http://rdpayne.drizzlehosting.com/opa.html

Olympic Peninsula Audubon Promotes birding, conservation of habitat, and biological diversity on the Olympic Peninsula through our education and conservation efforts. www.olympicpeninsulaaudubon.org

Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association Founded in 1930, the PCSGA represents shellfish growers in Washington and four other states. www.pcsga.net

People for Puget Sound People For Puget Sound's mission is to restore and protect Puget Sound and the Northwest Straits. http://pugetsound.org

Point No Point Treaty Council www.pnptc.org

Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe www.pgst.nsn.us

Port of Hoodsport www.portofhoodsport.us

Puget Sound Partnership A community effort of citizens, governments, tribes, scientists and businesses working together to restore and protect Puget Sound. www.psp.wa.gov

Port Townsend Marine Science Center and Natural History Exhibit An educational and scientific organization devoted to understanding and conserving our marine and shoreline environment. http://ptmsc.org

Puget Soundkeeper Alliance The mission of Puget Soundkeeper Alliance is to protect and preserve Puget Sound by monitoring, cleaning up and preventing pollutants from entering its waters. http://pugetsoundkeeper.org

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Helps ensure the future of elk, other wildlife and their habitat.   www.rmef.org

Shared Strategy for Puget Sound www.sharedsalmonstrategy.org

Sierra Club Cascade Chapter Working to protect communities, wild places, and the planet itself http://cascade.sierraclub.org

Skokomish Tribal Nation www.skokomish.org

Skokomish Watershed Action Team Works towards common ecological and economic goals in the Skokomish River watershed through collaborative basin restoration projects. http://hccc.wa.gov/Groups/SWAT/default.aspx

South Sound Chapter of the Puget Sound Anglers We are dedicated to preserving quality fisheries. www.sschapterpsa.com

Suquamish Tribe www.suquamish.nsn.us

Theler Community Center & Wetland Trails World class wetlands preserve which provides recreation and an outdoor wildlife classroom for all ages. www.thelercenter.org

The Nature Conservancy Support critical conservation work with The Nature Conservancy! www.nature.org/

The Nature Conservancy Washington Conservation Science and Planning http://waconservation.org/

Washington Native Plant Society A forum for individuals who share a common interest in Washington’s unique and diverse plant life. www.wnps.org

Washington Sea Grant www.wsg.washington.edu

WSU Beach Watchers We are members of communities around Puget Sound who are dedicated to learning about its creatures, landscape and natural resources so that we can better protect this priceless heritage. www.beachwatchers.wsu.edu/regional/index.php

Washington Toxics Coalition Washington Toxics Coalition works tirelessly to keep toxic chemicals out of homes, schools, and workplaces. http://watoxics.org

Washington Water Trust Working to restore rivers and streams in Washington. http://washingtonwatertrust.org

WA State - Ecology www.ecy.wa.gov

WA State – Health www.doh.wa.gov

WA State – Fish & Wildlife wdfw.wa.gov

The Wilderness Society The Wilderness Society's mission is to protect wilderness and inspire Americans to care for our wild places. http://wilderness.org

         
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