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Feds, tribes responding to mass baby salmon death in Skagit

Hundreds of dead baby chum discovered at McGlinn Island Jetty

Biologists with Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Seattle District Corps of Engineers inspect and document dead Chum.
Biologists with Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Seattle District Corps of Engineers inspect and document dead Chum during a site visit April 20, 2023. Staff with the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community and WDFW co-manage the fishery resources. The presence of the dead fish, including endangered salmon, led to emergency repairs to the McGlinn Island Jetty that begin May 22, 2023. (Photo courtesy of United States Army Corps of Engineers)
By Julia Lerner Staff Reporter
Emergency repairs are underway at the McGlinn Island Jetty near La Conner in Skagit County, where hu

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