Rebuilding Salish Sea clam gardens, rock by rock - Salish Current
January 22, 2024
Rebuilding Salish Sea clam gardens, rock by rock
Sarah Hoffman, Crosscut and KCTS 9

Alana Quintasket, a citizen of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community and member of the Tribal Senate, works alongside her community to make the community’s coastline more resilient to climate change. (Crosscut / Cascade Public Media image)

January 22, 2024
Rebuilding Salish Sea clam gardens, rock by rock
Sarah Hoffman, Crosscut and KCTS 9

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This video first appeared on Crosscut, Jan. 22, 2024.

The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community is creating new habitats along the coastline to help marine life weather rising sea temperatures. Alana Quintasket, a citizen of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community and member of the Tribal Senate, works alongside her community to build these habitats, rock by rock, to make the community’s coastline more resilient to climate change and encourage healthy ecosystems for marine life in a place impacted by rising sea temperatures.

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