- Seattle P-I: Chinook salmon returning to reservoir sites on Elwha River Monday, 15 September 2014 - Seattle P-I: Chinook salmon returning to reservoir sites on Elwha River September 12, 2014 By Joel Connelly The largest dam removal in history experienced a key first signal of success this week, as three adult Chinook salmon were spotted above the site of recently blasted-away Glines Canyon Dam... Read more...
- ACTION ALERT - Stop wasteful spending. Protect our wild salmon! Thursday, 11 September 2014 - Tell the Corps: Stop wasteful spending. Protect our wild salmon! Please submit your official public comment to the Army Corps of Engineers: ask it to stop spending public money to dredge the lower Snake River unless and until an honest economic analysis shows these four dams’ benefits outweigh... Read more...
- Associated Press: Orca population in Puget Sound falling Tuesday, 02 September 2014 - Associated Press: Orca population in Puget Sound falling Not only are Puget Sound’s resident killer whales continuing to decline in numbers, but their behavior is changing, too, according to scientists. The orcas seem to be splintering from their basic social groups and spending less time... Read more...
- 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...
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.