• “Perfect composition,” “precise balance,” “unexpected beauty,” and “layers of action” are sentiments used to describe the winners of NOAA Fisheries’ 2014 West Coast Photo Contest. Read More . . .

  • 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 . . .

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 River Basin

Salmon Recovery   ::   Habitat Conservation   ::   Biological Opinion


Klamath River Basin

Conservation, Restoration & Management

Central Valley

Central Valley Projects

Activities in the Central Valley


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