- 400,000 citizens submit comments calling for removal of the lower Snake River dams Sunday, 12 February 2017 - 400,000 citizens from Northwest and nation submit comments in support of lower Snake River dam removal! February 2017 Despite efforts by the “Action Agencies" to bury an important public comment process amidst a chaotic election cycle and the year-end holidays, conservation and fishing advocates... Read more...
- Patagonia Blog: The Cleanest Line - Free the Snake and Restore Salmon to Honor Treaty Right Sunday, 05 February 2017 - The Cleanest Line: Free the Snake and Restore Salmon to Honor Treaty Rights Julian Matthews, February 3, 2017 Salmon have sustained the Nimiipuu people since time began for us. Nimiipuu means “the people” and is one amongst many names the Nez Perce call themselves. _________________ Take Action... Read more...
- KING5-TV: Snake River dams examined after decades of lawsuits Friday, 27 January 2017 - KING5-TV: Snake River dams examined after decades of lawsuits LEWISTON, Idaho – Scientists and power providers are scrutinizing the Snake River dams to see just how damaging they are for wild fish, in accordance with a federal judge’s orders. For the first time in about a decade, the public has... Read more...
- Workboat: Lockdown - Inside America’s decaying waterways infrastructure Wednesday, 25 January 2017 - Workboat: Lockdown - Inside America’s decaying waterways infrastructure By Pamela Glass on January 19, 2017 More than half of the nation’s 242 inland waterway locks and dams are nearing or have surpassed their 50-year life spans. About a third are more than 70 years old. By 2020, it’s estimated... 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.