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.
Can a fish save the world? Watch WSC President Guido Rahr's TEDx talk “Salmon Strongholds”.
Wild Salmon Center is approved to receive grants through the 1% for the Planet program.
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 the threatened Siberian taimen. Read More.
WSC and our partners from the North Coast State Forest Coalition are championing a balanced approach to forest management on Oregon's Tillamook & Clatsop state forests. Help protect healthy buffers on salmon bearing streams and stop clearcutting old growth forests. Take Action
Two new fisheries entered Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) assessment on Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula as a result of years of work by WSC, Ocean Outcomes and partners. Over half of Kamchatka’s wild salmon fisheries are now in a FIP, MSC certified, or in a MSC certification assessment. Read More.
In a precedent-setting decision, the Russian Supreme Court sided with local NGO and WSC partner Sakhalin Environment Watch, finding commercial fishing on protected salmon spawning rivers illegal. Read More.
With use of new technology and a coordinated international effort, the first population estimate of a rare, giant salmon in Asia is accomplished and indicates habitat protection is working. Read More.