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Seeking a resident of unincorporated King County to become a member of the Snoqualmie Watershed Forum

If you live in the unincorporated area of the Snoqualmie or South Fork Skykomish watershed, have an interest in or knowledge of habitat restoration, conservation, and/or watershed management, or have participated in environmental stewardship, please consider applying to become a member of the Snoqualmie Watershed Forum. King County is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and encourages residents representing our diverse community to apply. The King County Executive will make the final decision on this appointment. The Snoqualmie Watershed Forum meets on the third Wednesday of January, March, May, July, September and November in the afternoon or evening. To apply, please fill out this application and email your resume’ (optional) to rleichliter@kingcounty.gov by February 18, 2024.

15-Year Status Report for the Snoqualmie & South Fork Skykomish Watersheds now available!

Progress towards salmon recovery in the Snoqualmie and South Fork Skykomish basins in the 15 years since the 2005 Snohomish Basin Salmon Conservation Plan was created has been steady. Funding opportunities have increased but habitat restoration remains under-funded, while fish numbers mostly declined or held steady. Find the details in this new report that highlights progress between 2016-2020.

View the report.





2021 Status of Salmon in the Snohomish Basin (Adobe 2.27MB)










Water Temperature Conditions in the Snohomish Basin: Final white paper now available!

We are pleased to announce the completion of a new white paper focusing on water temperature conditions in the Snohomish River Basin. This white paper is the first in a series of papers that will examine different water quality parameters in WRIA7 and how they impact salmon in our basin. Integrating water quality, including water temperature, into salmon recovery is an important component of updating the WRIA7 Salmon Recovery Plan.

Download the white paper.

 


 

About the Forum

Established in 1998, the Snoqualmie Watershed Forum is a partnership between the Snoqualmie Tribe, the Tulalip Tribes, King County, the cities of Duvall, Carnation, North Bend and Snoqualmie, and the Town of Skykomish. The forum also includes citizen representatives, a non-governmental organization representative and the King Conservation District. View member list.

The Forum's goal is to protect and restore the health of the Snoqualmie Watershed in harmony with the cultural and community needs of the Valley. To achieve this, the Forum provides leadership on key issues and implements projects to aid in salmon recovery, protect water quality and address flooding. Read More....

Watershed map

WRIA7 MapView a map of the King County portion of the Snoqualmie/Skykomish watershed. (Adobe Acrobat, 1.7MB, Revised June 2011)