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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.

photo by Igor Shpilenok

Susitna River, photo by Ryan Peterson

The Wild Salmon Center is partnering with the Susitna River Coalition to stop a mega-dam proposed on Alaska's "Big Su" River. Learn more about the latest developments in the campaign and what you can do to help.



Join us at the Arctic Club in Seattle on November 12th for our Wild Steelhead, Wild Rivers dinner, a celebration and fundraiser for our work in Washington and British Columbia. Tickets may be purchased at wildsteelhead.eventbrite.com.

Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator has awarded the Wild Salmon Center its highest 4-star rating for sound fiscal management.

1 Percent for the Planet

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

News & Updates

Oregon’s Forest Streams Need More Protection

Oregon and Gov. Brown need to support science-based protections along forested streams. As the Northwest climate continues to heat up, we need policies in place that ensure salmon survival alongside cities, agriculture and the timber industry. Expanding current buffers from the current standard of as little as 20 feet to a minimum of 100 feet on fish-bearing streams would help bring Oregon into compliance with standards set by state and federal scientists. Read More.

Upper Quinault by Larry Workman

Washington Invests Big on the Coast

The Washington Coast just received more than $11 million in new state funding for a suite of watershed restoration projects championed by the Wild Salmon Center and our coastal partners. Read More.

Out with Driftnets

After a decade of work by WSC partner Sergei Vakhrin and his regional NGO, Saving Salmon Together, Russia has banned the destructive fishing practice of driftnetting. Read More.

Defending the Skeena

In British Columbia, our partners at SkeenaWild have been working alongside local First Nations to halt the most dangerous projects slated for the Skeena basin. Read More.

Langeri River, Sakhalin

Russian Partners Halt Polluting Gold Mine on Sakhalin Island

In a victory for the rule of law, fishermen, and salmon on Russia’s Sakhalin Island, a provincial court has closed a polluting gold mine on the Langeri River. 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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