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...

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...

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...

Wildlife! Science! And a hike into the Trinity Alps!

Justin Garwood, a wildlife biologist and fervent believer in field science explains the benefits and importance of paying attention to nature in the May/June 2020 issue of Backpacker magazine. Read it here and then go outside!

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...