- Climate Change Prevention and Care Thursday, 16 May 2013 - Climate Change Prevention and Care From the desk of Pat Ford, SOS executive director. May 10, 2013 For some years I have been seeking simple, evocative ways to communicate a core SOS conviction as we all confront climate change: that work to stop or slow it, and work to weather or respond to it,... Read more...
- All Scientists Are Saying Is…"Give (More) Spill A Chance." Thursday, 09 May 2013 - All Scientists Are Saying Is…"Give (More) Spill A Chance." From the desk of Gilly Lyons, SOS Policy and Legal Director. May 6, 2013. 120% or 125%? 2%, 4%, or 6%? 35% or 70%? SARs? These numbers and acronyms are just a sample of the many facts and figures presented at the Comparative Survival... Read more...
- Paul Lumley: To manage the Columbia River, we need a new treaty for a new era Wednesday, 08 May 2013 - Paul Lumley in the Oregonian: To manage the Columbia River, we need a new treaty for a new era Paul Lumley's op-ed on the Columbia River Treaty, which appeared in The Oregonian May 5, opens a subject SOS members will hear and do more about: how can Northwest people make sure that the 50-year-old... Read more...
- Wild Salmon & Steelhead News May 2013 Sunday, 05 May 2013 - Our "SPILL" Edition of the Wild Salmon & Steelhead News. May 2013 In addition to our court victories rejecting the government's inadequate and illegal salmon plans over the last 12+ years, "SPILL" has been one of salmon and fishing advocates' most important achievements to protect the Columbia &... 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.