Taking flight

Taking flight

Today staff from the Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board took two flights with Mark Gaponoff, a volunteer pilot with LightHawk. The purpose of the flight was to take a look, from the air, at the impacts from last year’s Carlton Complex Fire from the ridge top...

Dave Graybill appointed to Wildlife Commission

OLYMPIA – Dave “Fishin’ Magician” Graybill has been appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission. Graybill, of Leavenworth, is known for his reports on fishing conditions in North Central Washington. He replaces Rollie Schmitten, who is...

Working Together for the Environment and our Community

The North Central Washington Forest Health Collaborative (NCWFHC), which is working to accelerate restoration on the National Forest lands in the region, needed a logo to represent this organization. Without any resources for a designer, the NCWFHC Outreach Workgroup...

The White River Wood Atonement Project

Cascade Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group (CCFEG) sponsored the White River Wood Atonement project which was funded by the Salmon Recovery Funding Board, Rock Island Tributary Committee, and the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) in December, 2011. The USFWS...

2014: Record Sockeye Numbers in the Okanogan

To date, more than 600,000 Sockeye have passed Bonneville in 2014, making this season the highest on record since fish counts began in 1938 at the dam’s construction. At Wells Dam, 490,840 sockeye were counted and at Rock Island 581,120. Favorable ocean conditions,...

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.