Press Conference for the Orcas- 1 PM Friday, October 28th 2016

Please attend this important PRESS CONFERENCE regarding the Puget Sound orcas. This is a press conference being put on by The Center for Whale Research.  Ken Balcomb, Deborah Giles, Howard Garrett, Carol Ray and Jeff Ventre will all be in attendance....
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A message from Jim Waddell about the Chinook salmon season closure

Jim’s message is in response to this Oregon Fish and Wildlife Facebook post: Folks, once again the Feds have got you guys blaming each other, sea lions, birds, you name it.  There is a solution waiting in the wings that the Corps of Engineers,...
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Oregon and Washington Fish and Game Close Chinook season early

Oregon Fish and Wildlife Facebook post. CLACKAMAS, Ore. – Recreational salmon and steelhead fishing will close starting Saturday on the Columbia River from Buoy 10 to the Hwy. 395 Bridge near Pasco, Wash., under rules adopted today by fishery managers...
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Pacific Northwest Energy Oversupply Fact Sheet

Decommissioning the Lower Snake River Dams Would Help Resolve the Energy Oversupply Problem In the Pacific Northwest and Save Wild Salmon from Extinction Read more here: PDF version Mobile version
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Recent comments from Howard Garrett

Recent comments from Howard Garrett…here’s how this rose-tinted promotional hype below severely impacts the prospects for recovery of Southern Residents. The urgent need right now is for executive action to begin removal of the 4 lower Snake River...
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Announcement of Columbia River Basin Scoping Process for New EIS

On Friday, September 30th, 2016, the Federal government announced the schedule for the upcoming scoping process for a new Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for 14 dams in the Columbia River Basin. While it is important during this process for citizens...
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Scientists just confirmed a key new source of greenhouse gases

Read more about a forthcoming report on reservoirs contribution to greenhouse gas emissions. Read a DOE report about methane emissions from one of the four lower Snake River dams. Even with this scientific evidence, Bonneville Power Administration and...
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World Premier of Let the River Run Free by Bruce Coughlan

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A new paper making the connection between Endangered Orcas, Chinook Salmon, and the Four Lower Snake River Dams

A paper written by the Southern Resident Killer Whale Chinook Salmon Initiative makes the vital connection between the Four Lower Snake River Dams and Endangered Orcas.  Read the PDF version here.  Read the mobile device friendly version here.
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It has become clear that our elected representatives in the Northwest are not doing all they can to save the salmon and orcas that we all love and cherish.  We’ve asked them time and again to contact the Army Corps of Engineers in DC and request that...
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