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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”.

1 Percent for the Planet

Wild Salmon Center is approved to receive grants through the 1% for the Planet program.

News & Updates

Our Annual Report is Here!

How can we ensure that the world's greatest wild salmon rivers survive, so that we can deliver them to the next generation? The answer lies in large part with strong community-based organizations.

In this year's annual report, read about more than a dozen partnerships with organizations on the ground around the Pacific Rim -- from California to Alaska, and the Russian Far East to Japan -- and help celebrate our journey to permanent protection for the Pacific's greatest rivers. Download pdf.

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.

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.

Tugur River

Tugursky Nature Reserve

The Wild Salmon Center, Khabarovsk Wildlife Foundation and partners have succeeded in winning the approval of the Tugursky Nature Reserve, which will protect nearly 80,000 acres of critical habitat within the Tugur Watershed—home to over 20 species of fish, including the threatened Siberian taimen. Read More.

Help Protect Oregon's North Coast

WSC and our partners from the North Coast State Forest Coalition are championing a balanced approach to forest management on Oregon's Tillamook & Clatsop state forests. Help protect healthy buffers on salmon bearing streams and stop clearcutting old growth forests. Take Action

Kamchatka Fishery

Russia Continues Fishery Improvements

Two new fisheries entered Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) assessment on Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula as a result of years of work by WSC, Ocean Outcomes and partners. Over half of Kamchatka’s wild salmon fisheries are now in a FIP, MSC certified, or in a MSC certification assessment. 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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