Snohomish Early Winter Steelhead Hatchery Programs - Proposed Evaluation

Public Comment Period Closed

Comment period closed as of March 24, 2016.

NMFS prepared a proposed evaluation/pending determination on the effects of approving two Hatchery and Genetic Management Plans (HGMPs) from the State of Washington and the Tulalip Tribes for programs rearing and releasing early-returning winter steelhead in the Skykomish and Snoqualmie River basins of Washington state, pursuant to the protective regulations promulgated for Pacific salmon and steelhead under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Pursuant to Limit 6 of the 4(d) rule for salmon and steelhead, NMFS is requesting public review and comment of the proposed evaluation and pending determination, which is available below. The comment period closed on March 24, 2016.

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