There are many ways that you can be involved with Salmon Recovery efforts in North Central Washington. Here are just a few.
VolunteerThe upper Columbia area has many groups that would love help with their local on the ground projects.
- The Chelan Douglas Land Trust Working in Chelan and Douglas Counties, the CDLT has been working across traditional boundaries since 1985 to protect the lands and waters in the area.
- The Methow Conservancy Established when the Methow Valley Land Trust and the Methow Valley Environmental Center merged in 1996, the Methow Conservancy works to provide community education, conservation easements, and long term land stewardship to the Methow valley.
- Cascadia Conservation District With roots going back to the Soil Conservation Act of 1936, the Cascadia Conservation District works to find cooperative solutions that result in the greatest benefit for the greatest number of people.
Minimize Your ImpactReduce your effects on your local watershed. Here are some guides to help:
- What can I do to help Salmon? From the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office.
- Water Conservation Guide. From the Saving Water Partnership
- 25 things you can do to protect salmon. A handy guide of direct things from the Oregon Metro Council.
- Picture the Wenatchee A community for clean water & healthy habitat.
Stay Informed, Stay EngagedHere are some additional ways to stay involved in Salmon Recovery.
- Attend your local Watershed Action Team Meetings. For more information, contact Derek Van Marter (509) 670-1462
- Stay connected through the UCSRB website for upcoming information
Contact your Senator or RepresentativeContact your local congressional delegation at the individual addresses below to continue their support of the Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund or access the legislative homepage at the following address: http://www.leg.wa.gov/pages/home.aspx
- Senator Patty Murray
- Senator Maria Cantwell
- Representative Doc Hastings (For Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Benton and Franklin Counties)
- Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (For Okanogan, and Adams Counties)