State receives more than $11 million in federal grants to benefit Southern Resident Killer Whale and Chinook recovery

The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) today announced the award of more than $11 million in grants to 11 Chinook salmon habitat and hatchery projects from a new grant program under the Pacific Salmon Treaty. NOAA Fisheries is distributing the funding across Puget Sound and the West Coast to support Southern Resident killer whale and Chinook salmon recovery.