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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

Tugur River by Mihael Skopets

WSC and Partners Establish Tugursky Nature Reserve

The Wild Salmon Center, Khabarovsk Wildlife Foundation and partners have succeeded in winning the approval of the Tugursky Nature Reserve, which will protect nearly 80,000 acres of critical habitat within the Tugur Watershed—home to over 20 species of fish, including large runs of chum and pink salmon.

The Tugur is also a global stronghold for the threatened Siberian taimen, a member of the trout and salmon family that can reach lengths of over six feet and weigh up to 170 pounds. Read More.

Bristol Bay, photo by Ben Knight

Final Push to Protect Bristol Bay

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just released the proposed determination of its intent to protect Bristol Bay. The EPA needs to hear from you before September 19. Take action now by commenting on the proposed Bristol Bay 404(c) determination.

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.

Umpqua River, photo by Ken Morrish

Oregon Adopts Coastal Management Plan

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) approved the Coastal Multi-Species Conservation and Management Plan, which established roughly half the watersheds on the Oregon Coast between the Rogue River and the Columbia as “Wild Fish Emphasis Areas.” 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.

Additional News from Wild Salmon Center

  • Partnership Inspires Fisheries to Commit to Sustainability Improvements. Read More.
  • 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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