White Salmon River Homecoming Celebration September 29, 2012!

The public is invited to the White Salmon River Homecoming, a community celebration of the river on September 29th. The event includes an opportunity to experience the river on a raft trip, share a traditional salmon bake meal prepared by Yakama tribal cooks and local gardeners, and hear updates on the removal of Condit Dam and subsequent restoration of the river. This celebration marks the return of the salmon and the beginning of the restoration process. After decades of debate, deliberations, and disagreements over the fate of Condit Dam, this event is hoped to be a small step for the community toward healing these divisions. In the morning, the celebration begins with low-cost river floats for community members sponsored by Wet Planet Rafting and the outfitters of the White Salmon River. The event continues in the afternoon when community members will the be offered a seat at the table during a community salmon meal, sponsored by Yakama Nation Fisheries at Northwestern...
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The White Salmon Opening Event & A Relic From Our Beginnings!

Our monthly board meeting has come and gone and plans are under way for the official opening of the White Salmon River in September! As the August 31st Condit Dam removal date approaches, the Friends of the White Salmon are gearing up to celebrate the river running freely. More to come as plans solidify! Also wanted to share something from The Friends' beginnings: an original button from 1976! The buttons were given to new members when they made their donation and we're hoping to revive the tradition. We're working to re-create these buttons and have them available for our members. A big Thank You to Leslie for sharing the button with us! ...
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4th Annual Klickitat White Salmon Fisheries & Watershed Science Conference

1st Announcement - 4th Annual Klickitat White Salmon Fisheries & Watershed Science Conference 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, March 15, 2011 at The Gorge Discovery Center, The Dalles, OR We’ll send out the agenda for presentations and registration information in the new year. We hope you can join us for another stimulating conference! For more information, please contact Bill Sharp at  509-865-5121 x6355....
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