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Robbs Peak Powerhouse Entrainment Monitoring - Sampling and tracking

West Fork has partnered with Stillwater Sciences to monitor the potential fish entrainment at Robbs Peak Powerhouse to determine when and at what flow fish migration is occurring, and at what flow entrainment, if any, is occurring. 

Monitoring Coho Salmon through restoration reach in Ohop Creek

West Fork Environmental installed four PIT tag antennas in Ohop Creek, near Eatonville, WA, to collect data leading to a better understanding of the relative importance and role of the newly  restored reach on movement and residence patterns of juvenile coho within the upper system. 

Chinook, Kokanee, Bull Trout and Pygmy Whitefish Spawning Surveys and Juvenile PIT Tagging Field Support

West Fork Environmental provided field crews to Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) in support of fisheries research and monitoring in the Cedar River Municipal Watershed for six years. Our field support for spawning ground surveys covered multiple species and locations in the watershed including kokanee salmon, Chinook and coho salmon, bull trout and pygmy whitefish.