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Episode 14. Cold Water Connection – Helping Salmon and Steelhead Return Home

In this episode, Annika interviews three people involved in the Coldwater Connection Campaign. Mara Zimmerman, Executive Director for Coast Salmon Partnership and Foundation; Luke Kelly, Washington Coast Restoration Project Manager at Trout Unlimited, and Jess Helsley, Wild Salmon Center Washington Program Director. These three are working together to prioritize the removal of barriers on the western Olympic Peninsula and reconnect blocked habitat over the next 10 years. They talk about their role in the Cold Water Connection Campaign, as well as the importance of monitoring, working together, and how everyone can get involved. Enjoy the episode!  

Mentioned in This Episode:

Cold Water Connection Video

Cold Water Connection Campaign – Wild Salmon Center

Coast Salmon Partnership

Trout Unlimited Barrier Assessment Team (BAT)

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Fish Passage Barriers

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