• Southern Resident Killer Whales: 10 Years of Research & Conservation report released Read More . . .

  • Under the ESA, NOAA Fisheries designated an “experimental population” to reintroduce spring-run Chinook salmon to the Okanogan River. Read More . . .

  • The West Coast groundfish fishery receives "sustainable" certification from the Marine Stewardship Council, citing NOAA Fisheries' catch shares program as the driver of the new designation. Read More . . .

  • Three species of salmon and steelhead in California's Central Valley currently face extinction. A new NOAA Fisheries' Recovery Plan is guiding restoration efforts. Read More . . .

  • Sockeye salmon are breaking records, passing Bonneville in numbers not seen since the dam was completed in 1938. The return to Lower Granite Dam is the third strongest since 1975. Read More . . .

Basin Highlights

Puget Sound

Puget Sound

Salmon Recovery   ::   Habitat Conservation   ::   Killer Whales

Columbia & Snake

Columbia & Snake Basins

Salmon Recovery   ::   Habitat Conservation   ::   Federal Columbia River Power System

Willamette

Willamette River Basin

Salmon Recovery   ::   Habitat Conservation   ::   Biological Opinion

Klamath

Klamath River Basin

Conservation, Restoration & Management

Central Valley

Central Valley Projects

Activities in the Central Valley

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