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.

Rally for Salmon Free the Snake River, June 25, 2022, photo credit Alex Milan Tracy
Rally for Salmon
Free the Snake River

Anglers, Conservationists Stand with Tribes in Call to Northwest Leaders: Stop Salmon Extinction

Hanford Journey 2022, photo by Bear Sky Media
Team Up to Clean Up
Recap: Hanford Journey 2022

Two hundred people gathered along the Columbia River’s scenic Hanford Reach to take a collective stand for Hanford cleanup.

Pollution Prevention Vocabulary
Grain Terminal to Pay

“Communities rely on the Columbia for clean water and strong salmon runs. Every company operating along this shared waterway must do its part to keep the river clean,” -Simone Anter, Columbia Riverkeeper.

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Spring into Action
Your Tireless Work to Protect the Columbia River Matters

Check out a digest of pivotal Spring and Summer campaigns to protect clean water and learn about how to get involved.

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.