salmon

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How Regenerative Ranching Can Help Save Salmon

Across the Pacific Northwest, the call to save salmon has grown.  According to Washington’s State of Salmon in Watersheds 2020 report, some populations of these iconic fish are close to … Read more

Education Newsletter Winter 2022

Hello, from the National Wildlife Federation’s Education Team Across the country, the National Wildlife Federation’s education program leaders, educators, and students are finding creative ways to engage their communities and … Read more

Coho Spawning on the Salmon River. Credit: Bureau of Land Management

2022 Is the Year We Recover Salmon

It’s been more than two decades since we launched the fight to save the mighty salmon runs of the Columbia River Basin. We are far from gaining ground and reaching … Read more

Slowing Down Streams for Salmon

It’s late fall, and coho salmon are seesawing their strong bodies upstream — their flashy silver sides stained a dark maroon as the fish prepare to spawn. With climate change … Read more

Delivering Schools of Salmon

“So you’re the Egg Lady”, was the greeting I received as I entered Corbett Elementary School on a bright but cold November afternoon. I had called ahead to inform the … Read more

Fire, Water, and Public Watersheds

Almost a year has passed since Oregon woke up to red, Martian skies. The smoke has cleared but anxiety is still thick in the air. On Sept. 8, 2020, extreme … Read more

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 … Read more

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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 … Read more

Building a Conservation Legacy, One Backyard at a Time

Volunteer Don Scalon may not have been born in the Pacific Northwest, but his commitment and dedication to the region’s native habitat and species is as inherent and steadfast as … Read more

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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 … Read more