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Salmon Recovery Technical & Citizens Committee (SRTCC)

The SRTCC meets on the third Wednesday of each month.​ The work focus area is within the Water Resources Inventory Area (WRIA) 6.

We are looking for members!

Local Business Representative and Citizen Representative for the Salmon Recovery Technical & Citizens Committee

Salmon Recovery Technical and Citizens Committee (SRTCC) is looking for a local business representative and a citizens representative, so there are two openings at this time. Any interested individuals are encouraged to submit an applicant questionnaire to Clea Barenburg at c.barenburg@islandcountywa.gov.  If you are interested in learning more about what SRTCC does please click this link.

The applicant questionnaire can be found if you click here

SRTCC's Role: ​

  • Prioritize, rank, and identify salmon recovery projects based on biological, social, and economic criteria.
  • Identify and cultivate potential project sponsors and partners.
  • Provide technical assistance and support to project sponsors in project development, budget development, partnership building, and grant writing.
  • Develop revisions to the Salmon Recovery Plan.
  • Track results and ensure they are on schedule and achieving the improvements for salmon consistent with the community’s interests and the goals and objectives of the Salmon Recovery Plan.
  • Provide a clearing-house for salmon-related organizations and facilitate a comprehensive, integrated approach for salmon-recovery activities.
  • Seek and promote funding support to protect and restore habitat for Puget Sound salmon.
  • Encourage continued scientific research to better understand ecosystem processes and functions that affect salmon recovery in WRIA 6.
  • Develop and support public outreach programs that educate and inform the public about salmon-supporting ecosystem processes and habitats.

 SRTCC Members:​

  • Citizens and Landowners
  • Tulalip Tribes
  • Skagit River System Cooperative
  • Stillaguamish Tribe
  • Island County staff
  • Whidbey and Snohomish Conservation Districts
  • Island County Marine Resources Committee
  • WA Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Whidbey Watershed Stewards
  • Whidbey Camano Land Trust
  • Sound Water Stewards
  • Swinomish Tribe
  • Council of Governments