Save the Salmon & Puget Sound Orcas – Free the Snake River!
In response to Rep. Simpson’s plan for breaching the Lower Snake River Dams, Rep. Blumenauer said, “It’s clear that the status quo is not working. It is an existential threat to iconic fish species, to indigenous ways of life, and to sustainability and prosperity throughout the region. We have an opportunity to end this cycle of conflict, degradation, and regional uncertainty.”
Learn more and explore all the work the organizations listed below are doing! Check the Research tab for more in-depth info!
The ACT! tab will take you straight to petitions and easy access to your representatives. Be heard and be loud! Free the Snake!
(This site is a work in progress! Feel free to contact us!)
Center For Whale Research
Founder Ken Balcomb, the most well-known scientist of the Southern Resident Orcas. Lots of information. Click on their ‘Action’ link and scroll down and then click on ‘Speak Up.’
Save Our Wild Salmon
Save Our wild Salmon is a diverse, nationwide coalition working together to restore wild salmon and steelhead to the rivers, streams and marine waters of the Pacific Northwest for the benefit of our region’s ecology, economy and culture.
Recreational fishermen also want to save the Chinook salmon and breach the Lower Snake River Dams! They hold a lot of fun Flotillas for the best causes- protect our waters!
Center for Biological Diversity
Go to ‘Species’ and scroll down to the ‘Southern Resident Killer Whales’ tab.
Snake River Savers
Connected with the Endangered Species Coalition! Click on their website and scroll to the bottom where you can sign the petition for our local (WA, OR, ID) representatives to help breach the dams!
The Nez Perce (Nimiipuu) Tribe is a big supporter of breaching the Lower Snake River Dams. Check out their website!
Great Old Broads for Wilderness
The Great Old Broads for Wilderness and our partners are speaking up against the demise of these critically endangered species and supporting restoration of free-flow and a natural ecosystem on the Lower Snake.