• The removal of the old San Clemente Dam and the rerouting of the Carmel River is the result of unprecedented cooperation among stakeholder groups. Read More . . .

  • In this video: What some California water suppliers do to serve their ag customers while helping to keep water in streams for fish, and how moisture sensors save water and money for one farmer. Read More . . .

  • With Chinook facing lethally high stream temperatures, scientists deploy new device to help manage the dwindling supply of cold water the fish need to survive. Read More . . .

  • Improvements in the Columbia and Snake River Basins are leading to record Snake River fall Chinook returns. Read More . . .

  • In this video: through the Voluntary Drought Initiative, NOAA Fisheries & the California Department of Fish & Wildlife work with water users to protect endangered fish throughout the drought. 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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