Designating Waters for Native Char Protection

Bull trout are at risk of extinction throughout the Northwest. The Department of Ecology is adopting a system to protect streams used by char for spawning and early tributary rearing. These water bodies are listed in the Surface Water Quality Standards.


Detailed Maps of Native Char Protection
Note: information in these maps should be used for general purposes only. This data was superseded during the 2006 rule revision.

Current designated char waters can be found in Table 602 of the 2006 Water Quality Standards.

Protection of Spawning and Early Char Tributary Rearing








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Last updated March 2008