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Adoption of National Marine Fisheries Service's EA for the Elwha River Hatchery and Genetic Management Plans

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Environmental analysis for funding the Elwha River hatchery program has been completed and a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) has been released. The National Park Service (NPS) may provide direct funding and funding recommendations for the Elwha River hatchery programs as part of the Elwha River Restoration Project.

The National Park Service has adopted the December 21, 2012 final environmental assessment released by National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) for the five Hatchery and Genetic Management Plans submitted by the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife for the Elwha River hatchery programs.