- New York Times: Large Dams Just Aren’t Worth the Cost Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - New York Times: Large Dams Just Aren’t Worth the Cost By JACQUES LESLIEAUG. 22, 2014 THAYER SCUDDER, the world’s leading authority on the impact of dams on poor people, has changed his mind about dams. A frequent consultant on large dam projects, Mr. Scudder held out hope through most of his... Read more...
- Columbia Basin Bulletin: Dworkshak Unit Out Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - Columbia Basin Bulletin: Dworshak Unit Out: River Managers Mull Options To Maintain Cool Conditions For Snake River Salmon Friday, August 22, 2014 A primary source of cool water used to improve Snake River salmon summertime migration conditions was pinched Aug. 15, leaving fish and hydro system... Read more...
- Al Jazeera: Elder’s devotion to ugly fish lives on after his tragic death Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - Al Jazeera: Elder’s devotion to ugly fish lives on after his tragic death Elmer Crow believed the eel-like lamprey plays an important role in ecosystem balance August 20, 2014 by Kevin Taylor SPALDING, Idaho — Like salmon, lampreys are born in fresh water and journey to the ocean for several... Read more...
- Wild Salmon & Steelhead News - August 2014 Tuesday, 19 August 2014 - Wild Salmon & Steelhead News August 2014 Issue August is proving another busy month at Save Our wild Salmon – lots of work afoot and we’re also trying to get outside every once in a while to take advantage of the summer while it is still here! So we’re posting a slightly abbreviated (but still... 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.