Wild Salmon Center slide show
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

Skeena River, photo by Ken Morrish

The Wild Salmon Center is partnering with SkeenaWild Conservation Trust to safeguard BC's Skeena River -- a stronghold for salmon and steelhead. Read More.


Salmon Strongholds

Can a fish save the world? Watch WSC President Guido Rahr's TEDx talk “Salmon Strongholds”.

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

Give! Guide 2015

We're excited to announce Wild Salmon Center's participation in the Willamette Week's Give!Guide! Learn about our work on the Oregon North Coast and help us protect one of the Pacific's great salmon strongholds.

From November 4th through December 31st donate here to earn special discounts from Patagonia and be entered to win prizes from additional Give!Guide sponsors. Stay tuned to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for more details!

Zhupanova Dam Project Shelved

A long-dreaded project on one of the most productive and famous trout rivers in the world is shelved after Putin refuses to fund a hydroelectric dam project on the Zhupanova River. Read More.

Progress for Oregon Streams

In a small but important step to protect salmon streams and cold water, the Board of Forestry voted to increase stream buffers on private land in Western Oregon. 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.

Protecting the North Umpqua, Honoring Frank Moore

The Frank Moore Wild Steelhead Sanctuary on Oregon’s North Umpqua River would designate approximately 100,000 acres of public lands in some of the best remaining wild steelhead spawning areas in the Pacific Northwest. It pairs a legendary river with an inspirational patriot and river guardian, Frank Moore. 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.

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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