- An enhanced spill experiment – costs and carbon impacts are modest and manageable. Thursday, 05 December 2013 - An enhanced spill experiment – costs and carbon impacts are modest and manageable. From the desk of Marc Krasnowsky, NW Energy Coalition. December 3, 2013 The NW Energy Coalition has released a pair of fact sheets addressing regional salmon scientists’ proposed experiment to measure survival... Read more...
- Wild Salmon & Steelhead News - December 2013 Monday, 02 December 2013 - Wild Salmon & Steelhead News December 2013 IN THIS ISSUE 1. Columbia River Treaty: Public support grows for a modernized Treaty that includes 'ecosystem function'. Thank you! 2. "Oops, We Did It Again:" Federal agencies release a Draft Salmon Plan as bad as the last one. 3. Lower Snake Waterway:... Read more...
- Oregonian Guest Opinion: Federal Government doing too little to help Columbia salmon Monday, 02 December 2013 - Oregonian Guest Opinion: Federal Government doing too little to help Columbia salmon November 20, 2013 By Liz Hamilton At a time when Americans need their faith in government restored as national lawmakers play chicken with the world economy and approval ratings plummet --- out pops The Federal... Read more...
- Seattle Times: with Rogue River dams gone, chinook salmon make a splash Friday, 22 November 2013 - Seattle Times: With Rogue River dams gone, chinook salmon make a splash Three years after the second of two dams were removed, Oregon’s Rogue River is “just alive with fish” spawning upstream, says a wildlife biologist. By MARK FREEMAN, Medford Mail Tribune GOLD HILL, Ore. — Rowing just upstream... Read more...
Western salmon states, fishing businesses, conservation groups and Northwest tribes have been in litigation over federal dams and wild salmon protection in the Columbia Basin for almost two decades. Now is the time for all stakeholders to come together and create a new approach to salmon restoration.
Wind & Salmon Connection
Wild salmon and wind energy work together well in the Northwest, as sustainable resources and job creators. But the Obama administration's present management of our Rivers doesn't reflect this natural partnership. We're working to change that.
Salmon Mean Business
Salmon are a critical part of the northwest economy, supporting a diverse set of industries including fishing, tourism, renewable energy, and outdoor retailers that bring billions to the northwest and create thousands of jobs. A healthy environment means a healthy economy and the threats salmon face threaten us all.
One of a Kind
The wild salmon and steelhead of the Northwest are an incredible story of nature. When dinosaurs roamed the earth, salmon were swimming in our waters. Snake River salmon travel more than 900 miles inland and climb almost 7,000 feet to reach their spawning grounds – making them truly one of a kind.