Coming this Summer:
The Path to Dam Removal!
What's New?
Brett, Lauren
Executive Director Transition
Starting August 1

Columbia Riverkeeper’s Board of Directors unanimously named Lauren Goldberg the organization’s new Executive Director.

Pollution Prevention Vocabulary
Timber Giant Weyerhaeuser
to Pay $600,000 for Breaking the Law

“People rely on the Columbia for clean water and strong salmon runs. No corporation, including Weyerhaeuser, has the right to flout the law and pollute this irreplaceable river” -Simone Anter, Columbia Riverkeeper

Lower Columbia
Farmland Protected

On May 9, Columbia County’s effort to rezone hundreds of acres was overturned by the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals. This decision maintains protections for 837 acres of high-value farmland in the midst of prime salmon habitat. 

Painting Collin Murphy
Columbia Riverkeeper Benefit Concert
May 25 2022, at 7:30 p.m.

Presenting the world premiere of "Waterways" in music and painting, a collaboration by Columbia Riverkeeper Composer-in-Residence Deena T. Grossman and artist Collin Murphy.

Elaine Harvey
Spring into Action:
How Art Inspires You

Art inspires people to engage in issues—the history of art and activism go hand-in-hand.

conoce tu columbia
Conoce tu Columbia
Bilingual English and Spanish Podcast

Featuring the voice of Oregon activist and host, Ubaldo Hernández, explores the intersection of social and environmental justice, public health, and clean water.


Columbia Riverkeeper works to protect, restore, & care for the Columbia River.



How we do it:


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


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


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

Spring into Action Newsletter—Read it Now

Join Columbia Riverkeeper’s team as we spring into action to keep up the tremendous, humbling work of collectively fighting for what we love: clean water, our climate, and our communities.


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