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Tribal Contacts


Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission:  Main office: (360) 438-1180

The following contact information is for member of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission.

For information on other tribes in Washington State click here.


Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe:  Main phone: (360) 683-1109 Fisheries Office: (360) 683-4624 

Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe:  Main Phone: (360) 452-8471 Natural Resources: (360) 457-4012

Lummi Nation:  Main Phone: (360) 384-1489 Fisheries Office: (360) 384-2267 

Muckleshoot Indian Tribe:  Main Phone: (253) 939-3311 Fisheries Office: (206) 931-0652

Nisqually Indian Tribe:  Main Phone: (360) 456-5221 Natural Resources: (360) 438-8687

Nooksack Indian Tribe:  Main Phone: (360) 592 5176 Natural Resources: (360) 592-2632

Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe:  Main Phone: (360) 297-2646 Natural Resources: (360) 297-4792

Puyallup Tribe of Indians: Main Phone: (253) 573-7800 Fisheries Office: (253) 845-9225

Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe:  Main Phone: (360) 436-0132 Natural Resources: (360) 436-0347 

Skokomish Indian Tribe:  Main Phone: (360) 426-4232 Natural Resources: (360) 877-2110 

Squaxin Island Tribe:  Main Phone: (360) 426-9781 Natural Resource: (360) 432-3802 

Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians:  Main Phone: (360) 652-7362 Natural Resources: (360) 435-2755

Suquamish Tribe:  Main Phone: (360) 598-3311 Natural Resources: (360) 394.8505 

Swinomish Indian Tribal Community:  Main Phone: (360) 466-3163 Fisheries: (360) 466-7313

Tulalip Tribes:  Main Phone: (360) 716-4000 Natural Resources: (360) 716-4480

Upper Skagit Tribe:  Main Phone: (360) 854-7090 (No website)

Skagit County


Skagit County WSU Extension: (360) 428-4270


Skagit Conservation District: (360) 428-4313


Skagit County Environmental Public Health


Skagit County Public Works – Natural Resource Management


Skagit County Planning & Development Services


Salmon Lead Entity


Skagit Watershed Council: 360-419-9326 




Pierce County

Pierce County WSU Extension:  253-798-7180

  • Shore Stewards is only available in the KGI watershed in Pierce County at this time.  Contact Matt Brincka at


Pierce Conservation District:  253-845-9770


Tacoma-Pierce County Health District


Pierce County Public Works


Pierce County Planning and Land Services


Shellfish Partners (Pierce County, Pierce Conservation District, Tacoma-Pierce Public Health)


Salmon Lead Entities



Mason County


Mason County WSU Extension: 360-427-9670, Ext 680   


Mason Conservation District: 360-427-9436 


Mason County Public Health:  Shelton: (360) 427-9670 ext 400;  Belfair: (360) 275-4467 ext 400; Elma: (360) 482-5269 ext 400

Mason County Stormwater Management:    360-427-9670, Ext 769   Shelton (Hoodsport, Union, Lilliwaup, Matlock)                                        

Mason County Planning:  360-427-9670, Ext 352  (Shoreline Master Plan, shoreline permits, bulkheads, stormwater)

Salmon Lead Entities


Oakland Bay Clean Water District:  360-427-9670, Ext 581  (Water quality; shellfish safety)    


Kitsap County


Kitsap County WSU Extension:  360-337-7157


Kitsap Conservation District:  360-337-7171


Kitsap Public Health


Kitsap Community Development


Kitsap County Public Works


Salmon Lead Entities


Jefferson County


Jefferson County WSU Extension:  360-379-5610  


Jefferson County Conservation District:  360-385-4105  


Jefferson County Public Health


Jefferson County Community Development


 Jefferson County Public Works

  • Surface Water Management 360-385-9160 (Stormwater, water quality monitoring, fish habitat, watershed planning, shellfish protection, shoreline planning & management)


Salmon Lead Entities


Island County


Island County WSU Extension

  • Whidbey Island:  360-679-7327                  
  • Camano Island: 360-387-3443, ext 258
  • Environmental Education


Conservation Districts


Island County Environmental Public Health


Island County Department of Public Works


Island County Planning and Community Development


Salmon Recovery



General Resources


WSU Washington’s Water:  WSU publications, programs, training, research, and information.

WSU Drought Alert Website:  Up to date information about Washington’s drought.

Oil Spill Reporting  Coast Guard; Best practice is to call both: 
State: 1-800-424-8802 • Federal: 1-800-OILS911


Encyclopedia of Puget Sound:  Habitat classifications for the shorelines of Puget Sound and the Washington coast.

Hood Canal Coordinating Council:  Protecting and enhancing Hood Canal’s environmental and economic health.

Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission:  Supporting treaty Indian tribes in western Washington with information about fisheries, water quality and watershed issues.

Northwest Straits Commission:  Focusing on restoration and protection of waters in the Northwest Straits.

Puget Sound Partnership:  Leading the recovery of Puget Sound.


Washington Conservation Commission

Washington Department of Ecology: Protecting water quality and resources statewide.

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife: Fishing and shellfishing licensing, wildlife management and conservation.

Washington Department of Health: Overseeing health issues related to drinking water, shellfish and beach safety

Washington Department of Natural Resources:  Managing 2.6 million acres of aquatic lands, balancing public benefits.

Washington Sea Grant:  Providing research, education and outreach on marine issues

Washington State Parks:  Boating safety, training and licensing.

Washington Stormwater Center: Resources for municipalities, businesses, and professionals about stormwater management, research and technologies.


US Environmental Protection Agency: Providing information about water across the nation.


US Geologic Service: Extensive information about Washington’s rivers and streams, ground water, water quality, and more.



Marine Mammal Conservancy – Raises awareness on the negative impact of littering to marine life


Clallam County


Clallam County WSU Extension: 360-417-2279


Clallam Conservation District: (360) 775-3747


Oil Spill Reporting  Coast Guard; Best practice is to call both: 
State: 1-800-424-8802 • Federal: 1-800-OILS911


Clallam County Health & Human Services:

Other County Resources


Salmon Recovery

North Pacific Coast Salmon Lead Entity (WRIA 20) : 360 – 374-4560 

North Olympic Peninsula Lead Entity for Salmon (WRIA 17, 18, 19): (360) 417-2326

North Olympic Salmon Coalition: 360-379-8051