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WRC Poised to Conserve Cherished Mountainside and Prime Habitat

Apr 24th, 2018  |  Written by Western Rivers Conservancy

WRC Poised to Conserve Cherished Mountainside and Prime Habitat

In a rare opportunity in north-central Washington, WRC is tackling the needs of conservation, community and local industry by working to acquire a property to benefit all three.

Lake Wenatchee is an alpine jewel in the North Cascades and the source of the Wenatchee River, a crucially important stream for imperiled salmon, steelhead, bull trout and other cold-water fish. Immediately downstream of the lake, a stream called Nason Creek flows into the Wenatchee, injecting the river with life-giving cold water and providing habitat for multiple species of imperiled fish.

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Purchase on Nason Creek Boosts Restoration Effort in Salmon Country

Dec 18th, 2012  |  Written by Western Rivers Conservancy

Purchase on Nason Creek Boosts Restoration Effort in Salmon Country

As stunning fall colors washed over Central Washington’s salmon country, Western Rivers Conservancy protected a major source of clear water for the Wenatchee River: Nason Creek.

With superb habitat for spring Chinook salmon, steelhead and bull trout, Nason Creek has been the focus of several restoration efforts to improve the health of the greater Wenatchee system.

WRC recently purchased 648 acres near Leavenworth and conveyed the land to be part of the...

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