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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

California Coastal Cleanup Day – Sept. 17

  Please join us on Saturday, September 17, 2022 Time: 9 am to 12 pm Location: South Beach and multiple other locations Meet in front of Schmidt’s House of Jambalaya (110 Anchor Way, Crescent City, CA 95531) RSVP HERE!   The Smith River Alliance, in...

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Jonas Minton – A True River Warrior

  Jonas Minton, an environmental advocate, water and river policy expert, fun-loving kayaker, and prankster has passed away. Jonas played a leading role, while at the California Department of Water Resources in securing the 1981 Federal Wild and Scenic River...

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