salmon restoration

4 Wildlife Species That Need Your Help This Wildfire Season

An epic drought is unfolding across the West. In Washington and Oregon, March and April were among the driest since the 1890s, leaving many streams at 25% of their typical …

beaver

Beavers and Salmon: An Unexpected Alliance

According to a recent analysis done by the Nez Perce Tribe, Chinook salmon and steelhead populations are nearing extinction and need all the help they can get.  Why are these …

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A “Warrior of Justice” on the Long Road to Recognition

Washington state finally recognizes the legacy of Billy Frank Jr., a Nisqually tribal elder who championed tribal treaty rights and environmental protection. It marks a long-awaited shift in our collective …

Chinook salmon

Our Northwest Leaders Must Keep Their Promise to Save Wild Salmon

Our fragile ecosystem is in peril and salmon are running out of time. According to the latest finding in the Nez Perce Tribe’s fish study wild Chinook salmon steelhead populations …

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Doubling Down for Common Ground

Promoting clean energy, investing in 21st-century transportation solutions, supporting the long-term sustainability of farmland, and finding meaningful strategies to support salmon recovery are just a few of the items Oregon …

Chinook salmon

Five Reasons We Should Restore the Lower Snake River (and…

Click here to join the livestreamed conversation between wildlife champions Rep. Blumenauer (D-Oregon) and Rep. Simpson (R-Idaho) as they discuss bipartisan, common ground solutions to saving our endangered wild salmon …

The Elwha: A Roadmap for River Restoration Across the Northwest…

The Elwha. The story of the majestic river that bears this name, located on the northern tip of Washington’s Olympic National Park, is one that is all too common today. …

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Finding Common Ground on the lower Snake River

Salmon define the rivers, communities, and culture of the Northwest, but they are increasingly at risk. In the Columbia River Basin, 13 different runs of salmon are listed as endangered …

Salmon migration: Showing the way toward a healthy ecology

Salmon migration is a Homerian journey and an iconic wildlife event. It prompts us to think about the extraordinary energy that drives this epic movement for many animals across all …

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