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Smith River Alliance works with local communities, conservation groups and government agencies to protect the spectacular forests, rivers and wildlife of the greater Smith River ecosystem in Northern California. Encompassing ancient redwood forests, crystal clear waterways and beautiful beaches, we’ve worked for 30 years to safeguard the natural treasures of the Smith River Watershed. Visit our social media pages:

Our Work

Watershed Protection

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

Fish Monitoring

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


Removing salmon barriers, improving riparian habitat and removing invasive plants across watershed.

Latest News

KMUD INTERVIEWS SRA Executive Director, Grant Werschkull

Listen to a fantastic interview on KMUD radio in which Tom Wheeler, Executive Director of EPIC, interviewed the Executive Director of the Smith River Alliance. Grant gives a brief account of what the SRA is, how it came to be and some of the accomplishments of the SRA...

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Huffman Public Lands Bill Moves Ahead

Exciting news for the Buck Creek watershed and beyond! The Northwest California Wilderness, Recreation and Working Forests Act - legislation to safeguard treasured NW CA’s #MountainsAndRivers - just passed a key U.S. House committee today. Thank you, @RepHuffman!...

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