2014 Upper Columbia Habitat Report

Want to read about the past 15 years of habitat work and our progress toward recovery? Check out and download UCSRB’s newly released Integrated Recovery Program Habitat  Background Summary and accompanying Decision-Maker’s Guide.

What is a restoration economy?

The rural west has seen industries come and go, each with its own unique economic impact. We know the story: mining, trapping, logging, agriculture. Each of those industries also left a legacy that over a hundred years later, many of us are working to ameliorate....

New Salmon Recovery Watershed Restoration Infographic

In much the same way that people live in neighborhoods, towns, and cities, salmon live in watersheds. And like all of the farms, factories, stores, houses, hospitals, schools, parks, playgrounds, streets, and general infrastructure that we rely on, healthy functioning...

Spring Chinook Return to the Upper Columbia

On April 30th a single day high of 17,972 salmonids passed Bonneville Dam making it the third highest one day total seen since 2002!  That passage total included 17,409 adult Chinook salmon as well as 519 Chinook jacks and 43 steelhead. As of May 26th the total count...