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Wild Salmon Center

Celebrating over 20 years of healthy wild salmon rivers

The mission of Wild Salmon Center is to promote the conservation and sustainable use of wild salmon ecosystems across the Pacific Rim. We identify science-based solutions to sustain wild salmonids and the human communities and livelihoods that depend on them.

FIP Tracker

Salmon FIP Tracker

The Salmon Fishery Improvement Project (FIP) Partnership launches the first-ever FIP tracker to allow buyers and conservation advocates to verify fisheries’ improvement claims and track the progress of individual fisheries. Launch FIP tracker



TEDx Talk: Salmon Strongholds

TEDx Talk: Salmon Strongholds

Can a fish save the world? That is the question WSC President Guido Rahr posed to a sold-out audience at Portland's TEDx April 27. His talk on Salmon Strongholds challenged us to "redraw the map" on how we approach conservation. Read More.

Photo by Guido Rahr


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1 Percent for the Planet

Wild Salmon Center is approved to receive grants through the 1% for the Planet program.

News & Updates

Bristol Bay salmon, by Ben Knight

Great News for Alaska’s Bristol Bay

In February, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officially initiated the Clean Water Act 404(c) process to protect Bristol Bay from the proposed Pebble Mine. This announcement came just months after the EPA finalized its Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment confirming that the Pebble Mine would be devastating for Bristol Bay’s wild salmon runs and ecosystems.

This is great news, but the fight is not over. And we need your help to protect Bristol Bay.


Pink salmon

Partnership Inspires Fisheries to Commit to Sustainability Improvements

Four major seafood buyers have joined High Liner Foods and WSC in their Salmon Fishery Improvement Project (FIP) Partnership and Partnership launches first-ever FIP Tracker. Read More.

Shantar Islands

Russia’s Shantar Islands designated as National Park

A decade of efforts by Wild Salmon Center and partners results in the protection of over 1.2 million acres that will permanently safeguard a rare island ecosystem in its entirety. Read More.

McKenzie River by Larry N Olson

Sen. Wyden Charts a Path Forward for Public Lands in Oregon

Senator Ron Wyden released his draft bill proposing a long-term solution for the management of 2.1 million acres of federal Oregon and California Lands (“O&C Lands”) in Western Oregon. Read More.

sea-run taimen

Tracking Giants in Japan’s Sarufutsu River

WSC Senior Conservation Biologist Pete Rand joins partners in the ice-cold water of Japan's Sarufutsu River to monitor the endangered and enegmatic sea-run taimen. Read More.

Additional News from Wild Salmon Center

  • From Forest to Fish: US Forest Service Joins WSC on Russia's Koppi River. Read More.
  • A Plan for Washington's Coast. Read More.
  • "Saving Salmon Together" in Russia. Read More.
  • Lunch with Oregon Governor Kitzhaber. Read More.
  • International Workshop Addresses Growing Risks from Hatchery Fish. Read More.

View the latest WSC enewsletter and Annual Report.

Центр Дикого Лосося

Центр дикого лосося (ЦДЛ) - единственная международная природоохранная организация, целью которой является сохранение тихоокеанского лосося во всем его ареале. ЦДЛ сотрудничает с государственными, муниципальными и частными структурами в целях объединения усилий для сохранения естественных экосистем в северной части Тихого океана.

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