Save Our Wild Salmon
Save Our wild Salmon is a diverse, nationwide coalition working together to restore wild salmon and steelhead to the rivers, streams and marine waters of the Pacific Northwest for the benefit of our region's ecology, economy and culture.  Learn more...
Save Our wild Salmon is a non-governmental 501(c) non-profit organization - donations are tax deductible as allowed by law

Current Projects

<span class="g-animatedblock-title-small">Tackling the Climate Challenge<br />&nbsp;</span>
Salmon need a healthy climate and resilient habitats
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<span class="g-animatedblock-title-small">Restoring the Lower Snake River<br />&nbsp;</span>
Dam removal must be the cornerstone of any lawful Columbia Basin Salmon Plan
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<span class="g-animatedblock-title-small">Protecting Orca by Restoring Salmon<br />&nbsp;</span>
Restoring Columbia Basin salmon is a key to orca survival
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<span class="g-animatedblock-title-medium">Modernizing the Columbia River Treaty<br />&nbsp;</span>
It’s time for the U.S. and Canada to join forces to protect and restore the health of this great river
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Explore the videos below to view various video/online resources and learn about the plight of the Columbia-Snake River Basin's endangered wild salmon and steelhead populations, including short documentaries, online media coverage, social media content and more.

 

Free the Snake! - Restoring America’s greatest salmon river (Patagonia. 7 min. 2015)Free the Snake! - Restoring America’s greatest salmon river 2015 Patagonia. 7 min.

2016 Second Annual ‘Free the Snake’ Flotilla and Rally 1 min2016 Second Annual ‘Free the Snake’ Flotilla and Rally 1 min

2016 Rally to ‘Free the Snake!’ in Seattle WA 20 seconds2016 Rally to ‘Free the Snake!’ in Seattle WA 20 seconds

2012 Shared fate: Puget Sound Orcas and Columbia Snake Salmon 5 min2012 Shared fate: Puget Sound Orcas and Columbia Snake Salmon 5 min

2011 The Greatest Migration 20 min.2011 The Greatest Migration 20 min.

2010 Snake River Salmon: One-of-a-kind species 2 min.2010 Snake River Salmon: One-of-a-kind species 2 min.

1971 Struggle for the Snake (Independent Documentary) 27 min.1971 Struggle for the Snake (Independent Documentary) 27 min.

 

Videos on Other Sites

2015 It’s Time to Remove Four Dams on the Lower Snake River (Earthjustice) 1 min.2015 It’s Time to Remove Four Dams on the Lower Snake River (Earthjustice) 1 min.

2011 Salmon: Running the Gauntlet (PBS Documentary) 50 min.2011 Salmon: Running the Gauntlet (PBS Documentary) 50 min.

Explore this page to see photos reflecting the people and the place: Columbia and Snake Rivers and their tributaries, Tribal and non-tribal fishing people, Southern Resident Orcas, lower Snake River dams and reservoirs, replacement clean energy resources, and more.

Usage of these photos is permitted for non-commercial purposes only; credit Save Our wild Salmon unless otherwise noted.



To See All Photos on our Flickr Page, click HERE.

Shared Fate: Puget Sound Orcas and Columbia/Snake Basin Salmon

a film directed by Eric Becker, editing and footage from Skip Armstrong

Snake River Salmon: One of a Kind

a short film from Skip Armstrong

Salmon: Running the Gauntlet - Full Episode

If the fish were in any worse shape, they wouldn’t be savable, if they were in any better shape, people wouldn’t care as much. This is the time.” — Former Chief of Fisheries for Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife, Jim Martin.

The story of salmon is one of the nature stories of our time – how we became entangled in the life of creatures at once resilient and fragile, manipulated and wild, and whether they, and we, might recover from that intrusion.

Click on the image below to view...

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