Director's Message
2023 Plans for the River
What's New?
Help stop this pipeline expansion. The northwest deserve
Ask Washington Leaders
Oppose Gas Pipeline Expansion

TC Energy, the same company behind the leaking Keystone Pipelines, is trying to sneak through a fracked gas expansion right under our noses.

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Building Electrification Listening Session:
Hood River: 2/3

Columbia Riverkeeper, Comunidades, Columbia Gorge Climate Action Network, & Verde hosting a bilingual (Spanish and English) event to learn & offer feedback.

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FisherPoets Gathering
Astoria: 2/24-26

The poets, songwriters, and storytellers of commercial fishing will once again gather for the 25th annual FisherPoets Gathering. Columbia Riverkeeper is hosting a panel & happy hour.

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Members and Volunteers

The team at Columbia Riverkeeper reflects on several of the thousands of members who inspire us.

Port Westward, photo by Modoc Stories, Courtesy of Columbia Riverkeeper
Why Oregon LUBA
Invalidates NEXT Energy

NEXT is violating its two key permits after the Land Use Board of Appeals reversed a county land use approval.

Conoce Tu Columbia
Columbia Riverkeeper’s bilingual Spanish-language podcast

Featuring the voice of activist and host, Ubaldo Hernández, exploring 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.

New Newsletter: The Victory Issue—Read it Now!

You power Columbia Riverkeeper’s vital work for clean water and our climate.


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