Strategic Plan
We unite people to fight for clean water and the climate.
What's New?
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Director’s Message
What keeps you partnering with Columbia Riverkeeper?

In 2023, Columbia Riverkeeper celebrated another year of victories and important progress in underdog fights. You make these victories possible.

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Double your impact!

Dollar for dollar your donation will be matched up to $55,000.

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Engaging Communities
Our Community Programs Promote Education, Action, and Connection.

Columbia Riverkeeper aims to connect people to the river and celebrate the diverse, vibrant cultures within river communities. This includes community events and programs at the Nichols Natural Area, as well as in-person and online education. 

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Breaking News:
Refinery Merger Fails

This week, Oregon Business magazine reported a major turn of events for the massive refinery proposed at Port Westward in the Columbia River Estuary...


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GTN Xpress Pipeline:
Read now

 Resistance Building to FERC Fracked Gas Expansion Decision: Columbia Riverkeeper and Rogue Climate Challenge FERC Approval of GTN Xpress

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We're Hiring
Join Our Team Today

Columbia Riverkeeper works with people in dozens of communities—from rural to urban—who have the same goal of protecting clean water, fish, wildlife, and the places they love. Are you passionate about protecting our beautiful Columbia River? We're hiring two new positions, apply today!


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.


Celebrate a Year of Victories on the Columbia


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

2022 Impact Report

From protecting vital salmon habitat to slashing toxic pollution to stopping fossil fuel infrastructure, you made an impact in 2022.