- Seattle Times Guest Opinion: Dead Salmon, climate change and Northwest dams Monday, 03 August 2015 - Seattle Times Guest Opinion: Dead Salmon, climate change and Northwest dams Operation of the dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers must change to restore salmon and steelhead runs August 2, 2015 By Pat Ford Special to The Times THIS summer, we are feeling climate change in the Northwest. Rivers... Read more...
- Idaho Statesman Guest Opinion: Sockeye death toll a predictable disaster Monday, 03 August 2015 - Idaho Statesman Guest Opinion: Sockeye death toll a predictable disaster By Greg Stahl July 31, 2015 The Columbia River Basin is experiencing a predictable disaster this summer. Nearly a quarter million sockeye salmon, including Idaho’s endangered sockeye, have been dying as they confront water... Read more...
- Lewiston Tribune: Sockeye salmon in hot water Tuesday, 28 July 2015 - Lewiston Tribune: Sockeye salmon in hot water By ERIC BARKER Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Warm water in the Snake and Columbia rivers is walloping endangered Snake River sockeye, but Idaho Fish and Game officials are hopeful at least some of the salmon will rest in pockets of cold water and resume... Read more...
- Idaho Statesman: Biologists bring sockeye into Idaho on trucks to get them out of hot water Friday, 17 July 2015 - Idaho Statesman: Biologists bring sockeye into Idaho on trucks to get them out of hot water July 17, 2015 By Rocky Barker Five sockeye salmon swam in tanks at the Eagle Hatchery on Wednesday wearing the scars of their shortened trip to Idaho. Idaho Department of Fish and Game biologists took the... 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.