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Washington State Regional Fisheries Enhancement Groups: 1995 - 2014: Outcomes and Accomplishments

Category: Volunteer / Cooperative Programs - Regional Fisheries Enhancement Groups (RFEG)

Date Published: May 2015

Number of Pages: 2

The Regional Fisheries Enhancement Groups (RFEGs) are a statewide network of 14 non-profit organizations that engage their communities, citizen volunteers, and landowners to enhance and restore salmon and steelhead populations in their local watersheds. In addition to base funding received from a combination of state and federal dollars, RFEGs also leverage support through volunteerism, donations, and grant funding to complete salmon enhancement projects ranging from large- scale construction to community education and citizen science.