The Fight to Save Steelhead and Protect Busy Wild Creek

Two major local newspapers – the Seattle Times and the Tacoma News Tribune – recently reported on the Land Trust’s efforts to save the struggling Nisqually steelheed. Read about the fight to protect Busy Wild Creek, the upper spawning grounds of the dwindling Nisqually steelhead population, below.

Steeled courage from state lawmakers needed for steelhead habitat (The Seattle Times)

Matt Driscoll: Fate of Pierce County’s steelhead in the balance (The News Tribune)

The first property that the Nisqually Community Forest hopes to acquire includes over a mile of Busy Wild Creek, headwaters of the Mashel River. Photo: Jed Moore

The first property that the Nisqually Community Forest hopes to acquire includes over a mile of Busy Wild Creek, headwaters of the Mashel River. Photo: Jed Moore