Protection, restoration and stewardship of natural resources in the Smith River watershed in California
The Smith River Alliance is a watershed organization with offices on the Smith River, near Crescent City, California. Founded in 1980, our mission is to provide for the long-term protection, restoration and stewardship of natural resources in the Smith River watershed. SRA efforts focus primarily in the Smith River watershed, which includes the Smith River National Recreation Area, 490 square miles of watershed land managed by the Six Rivers National Forest, Redwood National and State Parks, Lake Earl Wildlife Area, and acreage held by private landowners.

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Latest News

New Video on the Hamilton Creek Fish Passage

Posted Sept. 20, watch a new 4-minute video by Thomas B. Dunklin. Watch Videoi

Support North Fork Smith Watershed Instream Flow Protection. Submit your comment now!

Help protect the instream flows of the North Fork of the Smith River and its tributaries in Oregon. Comments to the Oregon Water Resources Dept. are due by Sept. 30!  Submit a Comment

Salmon Spawn in Newly Accessible reach of Hamilton Creek, Del Norte Coast Redwoods

In late fall, a culvert blocking access to Hamilton Creek was removed and multiple salmon redds and fish have been observed in the reach above the former barrier.  Read more