TAKE A STAND FOR CLEAN WATER AND HEALTHY COMMUNITIES

 

Columbia Riverkeeper works to protect, restore, & care for the Columbia River.
 
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How we do it.

 
Protect

We protect Columbia River communities and habitat from new threats, such as fossil fuel export terminals and intensive industrial development.

Restore

We restore our right to clean water and healthy fish by reducing toxic pollution.

Care

We care for the river by providing hands-on opportunities for diverse communities to engage with their river.

What's new?
“No Methanol Land and Water Action Community Camp-Out” May 18, 2019, photo by Dan Serres.
Methanol: Seattle Times Reports on Kalama

As controversial Washington methanol plant moves along, opposing group criticizes one lawmaker’s role

Yakama Nation Swan Dancers, photo by Kiliii Yüyan.
"Hanford Journey honors tribal leader, acknowledges ongoing fight for environmental cleanup"

More than 150 people gathered Friday for the first day-long “Hanford Journey,” a collaboration between the Yakama Nation and the Columbia Riverkeeper to both honor the life and legacy of tribal environmental leader Russell Jim and to acknowledge that the fight continues.

Muddy kid at Nichols Planting
Volunteer: 6/19 Hood River

Happy Hour for Habitat: In order to restore Nichols Natural Area, a former industrial site into a thriving riparian habitat, we need your help with a few volunteer projects, including weeding and mulching.

IS IT SAFE TO SWIM?

We monitor the water for bacteria at popular recreation sites along the Columbia. Download Swim Guide today for safety updates. 

HOW WE WORK

We use legal advocacy and community organizing to stop pollution, fight fossil fuel terminals, save salmon, build stewardship, and clean up Hanford.

BECOME A MEMBER TODAY

Take a stand for clean water and healthy communities. Your membership protects and restores the mighty Columbia River now and for future generations.

River Currents Newsletter Out

A New Deal for Orcas, Salmon, and the Pacific Northwest; Bold Actions to Protect the River, Climate; Why States Must Reject New Gas and Oil Projects to Save the Planet; and more