Walla Walla, Yakima Counties receive state funds for salmon recovery

Photo courtesy of King County OLYMPIA, Wash.- The Washington State Salmon Recovery Funding Board recently announced $76 million in grants to counti...

October 1, 2022
4:02 AM

Photo courtesy of King County OLYMPIA, Wash.- The Washington State Salmon Recovery Funding Board recently announced $76 million in grants to counties across the state to help ensure salmon survival.Two of the counties selected are Walla Walla and Yakima. Walla Walla will receive $729,504 and Yakima will receive $6,446,340.The funds will be used to restore salmon habitat in rivers, remove barriers to migration, and conserve habitat."This is incredibly important work. The projects will help restore salmon across the state.

Michael Lecompte