Smith River Alliance

Protecting land and water, restoring habitat, and stewarding the Smith River for future generations.

Our Work

Watershed Protection

Working to safeguard the Smith River watershed using advocacy, education and acquisition of key inholdings. [Learn More]

Fish Monitoring

Fish monitoring plays an important role in our efforts to protect and restore the Smith watershed. [Learn More]


Removing salmon barriers, improving riparian habitat and removing invasive plants across watershed. [Learn More]

Latest News

Volunteer for the September 2019 Coastal Cleanup Day!

On September 21, 2019, join your community members and be part of the largest volunteer event in the USA.  This project is supported by the California Coastal Commission's Whale Tail License Plate Program (with finding from the purchase of Whale Tail specialty license...

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The 2019 Smith River Fish Count Was a Success!

This year's count included 74 volunteers who surveyed 39 miles of the South and Middle Forks of the Smith River in search of adult salmonids. A total of 1,505 adult cutthroat were observed on the two river reaches. Other species that were seen include spring chinook,...

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