head-slider-04
SRA Fish Counting
head-slider-10
head-slider-31
head-slider-sm-08
previous arrow
next arrow

Welcome

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.

Restoration

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

Latest News

2021 Fish Count Results Now Available

  A special thanks to our local volunteers who participated to the event in 2021 and helped continue this long-term survey effort of adult-salmonids in the Smith River Basin, which began in 1982. 50 volunteers surveyed 14 different reaches on July 31, 2021. The...

read more

Smith River Alliance Releases Elk Creek Restoration Plan

The purpose of the Elk Creek planning effort was to identify and prioritize potential restoration projects in the watershed that would improve coastal resilience, water quality, hydrology, and fish and wildlife habitat. The Plan is the result of a collaboration...

read more

House Votes to Protect Southwest Oregon Rivers from Mining

Washington D.C., Feb 26 — By a 227 to 200 vote, today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Southwestern Oregon Watershed and Salmon Protection Act, (SOWSPA) amended to  House Bill 803, the Protect America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act. SOWSPA, introduced...

read more