- Lewiston Tribune: Drawdown Could Spare Fish Monday, 18 July 2016 - Lewiston Tribune: Drawdown Could Spare Fish July 15, 2016 By Eric Barker Drawing down Lower Granite Reservoir during summer heat waves could be an effective tool to help sockeye salmon and other protected fish by mitigating high water temperatures, according to an analysis performed by the... Read more...
- New York Times Editorial: The Salmon's Swim for Survival Monday, 04 July 2016 - New York Times Editorial: The Salmon’s Swim for Survival By The Editorial Board July 4, 2016 There are two recent pieces of welcome news affecting the Pacific Northwest’s beleaguered salmon populations — battered by dams, habitat loss, timid government agencies and global warming. In one, a... Read more...
- Oregonian Guest Opinion: Renewed optimism for salmon recovery Monday, 27 June 2016 - Oregonian Guest Opinion: Renewed optimism for salmon recovery By Liz Hamilton, Jeff Feldner and Chris Daughters June 26, 2016 As another early heat wave passes, we're reminded of last summer's devastating, record-hot river temperatures that closed down fishing opportunities and killed hundreds... Read more...
- CBB: Cantwell, Canadian Ambassador Meet To Discuss Columbia River Treaty Saturday, 25 June 2016 - CBB: Cantwell, Canadian Ambassador Meet To Discuss Columbia River Treaty Ahead Of North American Summit Friday, June 24, 2016 On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) met with Canadian ambassador David MacNaughton ahead of the North American Leaders Summit to discuss the progress being made... 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.