Snohomish / Skykomish River Watershed – Puget Sound RCPP Project Area

Skykomish-French Creek

Snohomish / Skykomish River Watershed Project Area – click to view larger image

The Snohomish and Skykomish River Watersheds (in Snohomish County) are one of several project areas where Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) funding is available to implement the Puget Sound Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP).

Project goal
  • Improve water quality and fish habitat for ESA-listed salmonids
Key activities
  • Reduce nutrient loading through improved nutrient management
  • Remove in-stream fish barriers
About the watershed
  • Snohomish River Basin is second largest tributary draining into Puget Sound in Washington State
  • High priority for salmon habitat enhancement in the Snohomish River Basin Salmon Conservation Plan (identified by Tulalip Tribes)
Project lead / contact
Key partners
  • Tulalip Tribes
  • City of Monroe
  • Local dairy and crop producers
  • Qualco Energy
  • Adopt-a-Stream Foundation
  • Washington State Department of Ecology
  • Puget Sound Natural Resource Alliance
  • Sustainable Land Strategy