- Wild Salmon & Steelhead News (Sept. 2016) Tuesday, 20 September 2016 - Wild Salmon & Steelhead News (September 2016) (1) UPDATE: “Free the Snake” 2016 Flotilla is a huge success! (2) COMING VERY SOON: Public Hearings on Salmon and Dams – Fall 2016 in the Northwest Our latest issue of the Wild Salmon and Steelhead News focuses on highlights from last Saturday’s... Read more...
- Lewiston Morning Tribune: Pro-salmon advocates plan to launch flotilla on Snake River on Saturday Thursday, 15 September 2016 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Pro-salmon advocates plan to launch flotilla on Snake River on Saturday By ERIC BARKER of the Tribune Salmon advocates will launch dozens to hundreds of small craft Saturday during their second annual Free the Snake Flotilla. Organized by groups like Idaho Rivers United... Read more...
- For Immediate Release: 33 organizations ask federal agencies to commence NEPA public comment period after Jan. 1, 2017 Wednesday, 31 August 2016 - For Immediate Release: 33 organizations and business associations ask federal agencies to commence NEPA public comment after January 1, 2017 On August 30, 2016, 33 Northwest and national organizations and business associations sent a letter asking the Bonneville Power Administration, Army Corps... Read more...
- Spokesman Review: About 35 percent of Snake River sockeye presumed dead Thursday, 25 August 2016 - Spokesman Review: About 35 percent of Snake River sockeye presumed dead By Becky KramerThursday, August 18, 2016 About 35 percent of this year’s Snake River sockeye salmon run hasn’t shown up at Lower Granite Dam, and the fish are probably dead, the Army Corps of Engineers said Thursday. About... 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.