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The $100 Million U.S. Government Fish Farm Nobody Wants
Nov 01, 2016
 
Save the Date: 2016 Wild Fish Soirée & Benefit Auction
Sep 14, 2016
 
First Hard Evidence - Video
Sep 07, 2016
 
Volunteers Needed: Columbia River Pound Net
Aug 22, 2016
 
First Nation's Serve Eviction Notice to Salmon Farms
Aug 19, 2016
 
Pound Net Update: What's Old is New Again
Aug 15, 2016
 
Puget Sound Nearshore Study Volunteers: Thanks for a Great Season
Aug 11, 2016
 
Revolutions Start From The Bottom: Unbroken Ground Trailer
Aug 01, 2016
 
Urgent: Tell WDFW to Designate the Entire Skagit as a Wild Steelhead Gene Bank
Jul 27, 2016
 
Operation Virus Hunter
Jul 18, 2016
Alexandra Morton and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society have joined forces to protect wild salmon from salmon farms
Diagnosis of Heart and Skeletal Muscle Inflammation in Atlantic Salmon at a B.C. Fish Farm
May 20, 2016
Heart and Skeletal Muscle Inflammation (HSMI) in farmed Atlantic salmon samples collected from a B.C. aquaculture facility in 2013-2014.
GiveBIG 2016 Update & Extension
May 03, 2016
 
Time is running out to save Puget Sound steelhead
Feb 18, 2016
 
DNA evidence shows that hatcheries cause substantial, rapid genetic changes
Feb 17, 2016
A new study on steelhead in Oregon offers genetic evidence that wild and hatchery fish are different at the DNA level, and that they can become different with surprising speed.
Urgent: Vote Now for the Lower Columbia Wild Steelhead Gene Bank
Feb 02, 2016
 
FDA bans imports of genetically engineered salmon — for now
Jan 29, 2016
FDA issues ban on the import and sale of GMO fish until the agency can publish guidelines for how it should be labeled
Fish Don’t Drive: Take Action for Yuba Salmon
Jan 18, 2016
Please support an alternative fish passage plan for wild Yuba salmon and steelhead
WFC Receives Salmon Recovery Funding Board Grants for Four Projects
Dec 21, 2015
Wild Fish Conservancy received Washington Salmon Recovery Funding Board funding for four important restoration/conservation projects.
Above Iliamna: Drone Captures Alaskan Sockeye Salmon Run
Dec 16, 2015
 
1-2 Volunteers Needed for Planting at Dosewallips State Park
Dec 15, 2015
 
Action Alert: Tell WDFW to adopt regulations that protect Olympic Peninsula wild steelhead
Nov 11, 2015
Tell the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife to adopt these regulations that better-protect Olympic Peninsula wild steelhead
Known fish species living in the Salish Sea increases in new report
Sep 30, 2015
A new report documents all of the fishes that live in the Salish Sea.
Groups Oppose Trapping and Trucking Salmon Around Dams as a Viable Recovery Tool
Sep 24, 2015
Letter sent detailing opposition to a proposed trap and truck project around dam on California's Yuba River
Action Alert: Vote for Puget Sound Wild Steelhead Gene Banks
Aug 12, 2015
WDFW is currently accepting comments on your preferred Gene Bank Rivers for each region through August 31, 2015.
WDFW to Establish Wild Steelhead Gene Banks
Jul 17, 2015
WDFW is establishing a number of rivers in Puget Sound as wild steelhead management zones or “gene banks” to help address the hatchery problem.
Giant Win for Wild Steelhead and All Endangered Species
May 29, 2015
NOAA opts to develop an EIS to evaluate the effects of early winter steelhead hatchery programs on the survival and recovery of wild Puget Sound steelhead and chinook salmon.
Big Win for Wild Salmon: Congratulations to Alexandra Morton & Ecojustice
May 07, 2015
Victory for wild salmon as Federal Court strikes down aquaculture licence conditions
Making steelhead 'the fish of a hundred casts'
May 01, 2015
Checkout the article "Making steelhead 'the fish of a hundred casts'" at Hatch Magazine.
Protect Puget Sound Wild Steelhead: Action Needed by May 4
Apr 09, 2015
Action Alert: Tell NOAA that they need to go directly to an EIS to protect Puget Sound Wild Steelhead
Xboundry: A Modern Day Goldrush
Apr 08, 2015
Rampant large-scale development projects in British Columbia threaten the headwaters of Southeast Alaska's prime salmon rivers.
Fish hatcheries: A 19th century fix that won’t die
Mar 30, 2015
The state of Washington has agreed to cut back on some fish hatcheries but they remain widespread, generally viewed by government as a fix.
Wild Fish Video Journal - Vol 1: The Montana Story
Mar 25, 2015
Wild Fish Conservancy presents Wild Fish Video Journal - Vol 1: The Montana Story
Congrats to McKenzie Flyfishers & the Steamboaters
Mar 20, 2015
Judge orders ODFW to set deadline on when it will significantly cut the number of McKenzie River hatchery-bred fish.
Smith Island: Action Needed by March 3rd
Mar 02, 2015
Help Support the Smith Island Project & Chinook Recovery!
Protect wild fish from suction dredge mining in Washington State!
Feb 09, 2015
Call your representatives and attend a “fish in” and hearing for HB 1162 on February 12th.
Fisheries Ethics, or What Do You Want To Do with Your Scientific Knowledge in Addition to Earning a Living?
Jan 21, 2015
AFS President Bob Hughes Commentary from May 2014 Fisheries
The Little-known Downsides to Captive Breeding Programs
Dec 04, 2014
A recent study looks at the drawbacks of captive breeding programs.
Global Fishing Watch
Dec 02, 2014
Global Fishing Watch is being built to enable anyone to visualize the global fishing fleet in space and time.
Risk Assessment Detects Two Viral Pathogens in Farmed Atlantic Salmon
Oct 20, 2014
Final report and summary for Atlantic salmon virus testing project.
Rivers Recover Natural Conditions Quickly Following Dam Removal
Oct 08, 2014
Damn removal study suggests that rivers can return surprisingly fast to a condition close to their natural state, both physically and biologically
Wild Reverence Film Tour - Seattle Stop
Sep 29, 2014
October 2 – Seattle, WA | SIFF Uptown Cinema
Save the Date: 2014 Wild Fish Soiree & Benefit Auction
Sep 01, 2014
 
Scientists want end to traditional trophy fishing of threatened species
Aug 26, 2014
In a newly released study, scientific researchers say the IGFA should stop awarding weight-based world records for fish species threatened with extinction.
Celebrate Wild Steelhead at Fish Tail Brew Pub
Jul 25, 2014
Directly following next week's Senate hearing wild fish advocates are invited to meet-up for lunch at the Fish Tale Brew Pub in Olympia, WA.
"Wild Reverence” Available for Public Viewing Online
Jul 24, 2014
 
Show Your Support for Wild Steelhead at Senate Hearing
Jul 16, 2014
The Washington State Senate Natural Resources & Parks Committee will hold a hearing on July 29, 2014 at 10:00AM to discuss our recent Puget Sound steelhead hatchery litigation and settlement.
Why Montana Went Wild
Jun 30, 2014
Montana Outdoors interviews the scientist whose research three decades ago helped revolutionize trout management.
Elwha dams: Will bringing down NW dams really help salmon?
May 16, 2014
Great article by Daniel Chasan at Crosscut.com - Tearing dams down isn't the only thing that will help salmon, but it's a great start.
Salmon Grown in Land-based Tanks Come to Market
May 15, 2014
The first Atlantic salmon grown entirely on land are now landing on grocery store shelves, marketed as a sustainable alternative to salmon grown in ocean-based net pens.
Give Big for Wild Fish! Match Your Donation to WFC on May 6
May 02, 2014
Seattle Foundation GiveBIG 2014
WFC Presents at Ocean Acidification/Sea Level Rise Workshop
Apr 02, 2014
Ocean Acidification/Sea Level Rise Workshop, April 8th, 2014, in Aberdeen, WA.
Point of No Return By Natasha Loder
Feb 17, 2014
Check out Point of No Return by Natasha Loder in Conservation Magazines, This Week's Good Read.
One-of-a-Kind Commemorative Seattle Seahawks Sage Fly Fishing Rod
Feb 12, 2014
WFC eBay auction for a one-of-a-kind commemorative Seattle Seahawks Spey rod from Sage
Congratulations: A Huge Win for Wild Fish
Jan 17, 2014
Native Fish Society wins Sandy River lawsuit
IBIS / AST Salmon Stocking Conference
Jan 07, 2014
IBIS/AST Salmon Stocking Conference held in Scotland, November 27-28, 2013.
Designer Fish by Ted Williams
Nov 26, 2013
Check out Designer Fish from the autumn 2013 issue of Fly Rod & Reel Magazine.
Save the Date: 2013 Wild Fish Soiree & Benefit Auction
Aug 26, 2013
Wild Fish Conservancy's 22nd annual Wild Fish Soirée & Benefit Auction will be held on Friday, November 1, 2013.
Help Protect Giant Pacific Octopus (GPO) in Puget Sound
Jul 31, 2013
Washington State Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) will vote on what additional protections should be provided for Giant Pacific Octopus (GPO) in Puget Sound.
The Danger of Putting All Your Eggs in the Hatchery Basket
Jul 12, 2013
Roughly 200,000 hatchery coho salmon and 2,000 steelhead, resulting from a pump failure at the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe’s hatchery on the Elwha River.
Columbia Steelhead "Strongholds''
May 29, 2013
NMFS wants to see at least four Southwest Washington streams identified as wild steelhead strongholds with no planting of hatchery fish beginning in 2014.
Check Out the Spring Edition of Wild Fish Runs eNews
Apr 25, 2013
The latest issue of Wild Fish Runs eNews is now available.
Action Required - Support the Confirmation of David Jennings to the Washington Fish & Wildlife Commission
Apr 18, 2013
Please contact your Washington State Senator to express your support for Washington Fish & Wildlife Commissioner David Jennings.
California Creates a Globally Significant Network of Marine Protected Areas
Apr 16, 2013
A special issue of the journal Ocean and Coastal Management looks at the challenges, achievements and lessons learned in the public MPA planning processes for California's network of MPAs
Elwha Advocacy Update
Mar 15, 2013
 
Watch Salmon Confidential
Mar 13, 2013
Please watch this important new film from Twyla Roscovich and Salmon are Sacred. Follow biologist Alex Morton as she unravels the mysteries of BC’s declining salmon stocks using some of the world’s top fish labs.
Action Required - Help Recover Rockfish
Feb 26, 2013
Send an email to the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission telling them that not enough is being done to protect Puget Sound bottomfish.
Public Meetings - Stillwater Wildlife Area Restoration
Feb 25, 2013
Two public meetings to discuss a salmon habitat restoration project on the Snoqualmie River in the Stillwater Unit of the Snoqualmie Wildlife Area.
Under The Label: Sustainable Seafood
Feb 15, 2013
Three-part series from NPR: The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and certification/labeling of "sustainable" seafood.
Job Posting: CAD/Civil 3D Specialist
Feb 07, 2013
Wild Fish Conservancy (WFC) is currently seeking a full time CAD/Civil 3D specialist to join us in our growing restoration/engineering team.
Seattle Fly Fishing Film Tour Post-Show Party
Feb 04, 2013
Seattle Fly Fishing Film Tour post-show party at Tini Bigs Lounge with proceeds supporting Wild Fish Conservancy
Keeping Alaskan salmon fisheries on a path towards sustainability
Feb 01, 2013
Harvest Reform Campaign Update - WFC and partners working to ensure Alaska remains a sustainable source of wild salmon
Take Action: Sign the petition telling FDA not to approve GE salmon
Jan 30, 2013
Please take action to protect wild salmon and oppose the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) proposed approval of genetically engineered (GE) salmon.
Perspective: Puget Sound Needs a Network of Effective MPAs and No-Take Marine Reserves
Jan 23, 2013
Article for MPA News by WFC Director of Science and Research, Jamie Glasgow.
Conserving the Lifeblood of Puget Sound
Jan 17, 2013
Article for the Puget Sound Partnership's State of the Sound report by WFC Director of Science and Research, Jamie Glasgow.
A celebration of wild fish: May the Rivers Never Sleep, a reading
Nov 27, 2012
Book signing and reading at the Seattle REI, December 7, 2012
Thank You - Wild Fish Soirée & Benefit Auction Wrap-Up
Nov 08, 2012
Wrap up from the 2012 Wild Fish Soiree & Benefit Auction
Action Required - Help Safeguard the Future for “Protected” Rockfish
Oct 16, 2012
 
Action Required - Help Stop Washington's Hatchery Addiction
Oct 11, 2012
Request for comments to tell the WDFW to stop our hatchery addiction on the Lower Columbia River
WFC Presents at Olympic Mudminnow Workshop
Sep 25, 2012
Conservation of Washington's Only Endemic Fish - Olympic Mudminnow Workshop, October 17 in Lacey, WA.
Breaking Ground: Waterwheel Creek Restoration Underway
Aug 23, 2012
Yesterday marked the first day of construction for Wild Fish Conservancy's Waterwheel Creek restoration project located in Cherry Valley, just off State Route 203 in Duvall, WA.
Why Hatcheries Suck by Steven Hawley
Jul 17, 2012
 
Check Out the Spring Edition of Wild Fish Runs eNews
Jun 22, 2012
The latest issue of Wild Fish Runs eNews is now available.
2012 WFC Sportfishing Rule Proposals to WDFW
Jun 13, 2012
WFC will be submitting conservation rule suggestions specific to both wild steelhead and rockfish.
Settlement averts challenge to Forest Practices Habitat Conservation Plan
Jun 12, 2012
State reaches agreement with environmental organizations and timber industry
WFC Biologist Presents on Grays Harbor Findings at Aberdeen Event
Jun 07, 2012
WFC Research Biologist, Todd Sandell presents preliminary findings on our ongoing study on Juvenile Fish Use of the Grays Harbor Estuary
Save the Date: 2012 Wild Fish Soiree & Benefit Auction
Jun 06, 2012
2012 Wild Fish Soiree & Benefit Auction, Friday, November 2, 2012
Deer Lagoon Project Update & Alternative Analysis
Apr 20, 2012
 
Give Big for Wild Fish! Stretch Your Support for WFC on May 2
Apr 18, 2012
The Seattle Foundations GiveBIG is a one-day, online charitable giving event designed to inspire people to give generously to Puget Sound area nonprofit organizations.
ISA Virus Update
Apr 16, 2012
ISAv Update
Check Out the Winter Edition of Wild Fish Runs eNews
Mar 26, 2012
Winter 2012 Edition of Wild Fish Runs eNews
Volunteers Needed for a Juvenile Salmon/Fish Community Ecology Study in Grays Harbor
Feb 03, 2012
Volunteers Needed for a Juvenile Salmon/Fish Community Ecology Study in Grays Harbor
Fishing the Nursery is Shrinking Chinook
Jan 24, 2012
Fishing the Nursery is Shrinking Chinook - 2011 Wild Fish Journal article by Nick Gayeski.
Caught Far From Home: Pacific Salmon Treaty Managed Fishery Chinook Catch Composition 1999 - 2010
Jan 18, 2012
Caught Far From Home: Pacific Salmon Treaty Managed Fishery Chinook Catch Composition 1999 - 2010
How to Kill a Reborn River
Jan 09, 2012
Article in the winter edition of Fly Rod & Reel from Ted Williams on the Elwha Fish Recovery
Checkout the Fall Edition of Wild Fish Runs eNews
Dec 20, 2011
Wild Fish Runs eNews - Fall Edition
ISAv Cover-Up
Nov 29, 2011
ISAv cover-up by DFO
Thank You - Wild Fish Soirée & Benefit Auction Wrap-Up
Nov 08, 2011
 
Lethal Atlantic Salmon Virus Found in BC Sockeye
Oct 17, 2011
Wild B.C. sockeye salmon test positive for potentially devastating virus
WFC Scientists to Present at Gilbert Ichthyological Society Annual Meeting
Sep 30, 2011
WFC Scientists to Present at Gilbert Ichthyological Society Annual Meeting
Wild-fish advocates plan to sue over Elwha hatchery
Sep 17, 2011
Seattle Times article
WFC Scientists to Present at Annual AFS Meeting
Sep 05, 2011
WFC Scientists to Present at Annual AFS Meeting
Checkout the Summer Edition of Wild Fish Runs eNews
Aug 31, 2011
Checkout the Summer Edition of Wild Fish Runs eNews
Volunteer Anglers Needed for WDFW Neah Bay Assessment
Aug 11, 2011
Volunteer Anglers Needed for WDFW Neah Bay Assessment
Unmapped Creeks Go Unprotected | Ghost Streams
Aug 10, 2011
 
Restore the Elwha Without Hatchery Fish
Jul 12, 2011
Restore the Elwha Without Hatchery Fish
Give Big for Wild Fish! Stretch Your Support for WFC on June 23
Jun 16, 2011
 
The Looming Missouri Dam Flood
Jun 07, 2011
WFC Board Member Bernard Shanks Editorial on Dam Failure
WFC B.C. Research Highlighted in Recent Article
May 31, 2011
WFC B.C. research highlighted in article targeting new Clayoquot fish farm proposal
Volunteers Needed for Cherry Creek Restoration
May 19, 2011
Volunteers Needed for Cherry Creek Restoration
Checkout the Spring Edition of Wild Fish Runs eNews
May 04, 2011
Spring Edition of Wild Fish Runs eNews
WFC Teams Up with Dr. Alexandra Morton at B.C. Event
Apr 26, 2011
WFC to Present Alongside Alexandra Morton at B.C. Event
Volunteers Still Needed for Grays Harbor Juvenile Salmon/Fish Community Study
Apr 18, 2011
Juvenile Salmon/Fish Community Study in Grays Harbor
WFC Presenting at San Juan County Natural Resource Data Workshop
Apr 14, 2011
WFC Presenting at San Juan County Natural Resource Data Workshop
Canada's DFO Silencing Ground Breaking Research
Mar 27, 2011
Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Steelhead Summit Alliance Annual Meeting Saturday, March 12th
Mar 09, 2011
Steelhead Summit Alliance Annual Meeting this Saturday
Don Chapman Speaks at Annual AFS Meeting
Feb 28, 2011
Dr. Don Chapman speech notes from American Fisheries Society annual meeting
WFC Study Should Help with Puget Sound Steelhead Recovery Goals
Feb 25, 2011
Historical abundance of Puget Sound steelhead article published in Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Volunteers Needed for a Juvenile Salmon/Fish Community Study in Grays Harbor
Feb 25, 2011
Volunteers Needed for a Juvenile Salmon/Fish Community Study in Grays Harbor
WFC Presents to WDNR Forest Practices Board
Feb 16, 2011
WFC Presents Water Typing to Washington Department of Natural Resources Forest Practices Board
The reckoning: A looming decision on endangered salmon will set the stage for momentous battles over the future
Feb 12, 2011
Op-ed article in the Oregonian by Paul VanDevelder
Checkout the Winter Edition of Wild Fish Runs eNews
Feb 08, 2011
 
Federal Agencies Must Use Best Available Science
Apr 29, 2010