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State releases videos about salmon recovery (w/video)

OLYMPIA – In conjuunction with the fall run of salmon, Gov. Jay Inslee's office has released a new video explaining the state's effort to help strengthen salmon populations in Washington state.

The 10-minute video, "State of Salmon: Restoring a Washington Icon," focuses on why salmon are important to Washington, the work being done here, and the results of more than a decade of salmon recovery work.

The Governor's Salmon Recovery Office also is releasing six, 2-minute videos that focus on people affected by the decline of salmon populations and those working to restore salmon and salmon habitat. Thos videos are available on this YouTube channel

"These videos help us tell the story of why salmon are important, why they are in decline and what we are doing to stop that decline," said Kaleen Cottingham, the director of the Recreation and Conservation Office, which oversees the Governor's Salmon Recovery Office.

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