5th Annual Lake Sammamish kokanee release video and ceremony
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell joined King County Executive Dow Constantine and partners from the Lake Sammamish Kokanee Work Group at their fifth-annual juvenile fish release into Ebright Creek, giving the ongoing work of restoring imperiled native Lake Sammamish kokanee salmon some high-profile assistance. Two fifth-grade classes from Campbell Hill Elementary School in Renton also participated in the kokanee fry release that day. Watch this short video to see highlights of the 2014 release and ceremony.
Launch the Lake Sammamish kokanee release ceremony, short version in Vimeo (external site). Video length 3 minutes, 5 seconds.
Please see the full-length kokanee release video for dignitary speeches.
For information about Lake Sammamish kokanee, please contact David St. John, Government Relations Administrator, King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks.