For those who care about salmon, orca, and Tribal justice, now is the time to advocate. For leaders who claim to care about these things, now is the time for action. Together, we can make 2022 a year for salmon, and for so much more.
On November 20, we joined with our allies and Tribal representatives at the Idaho State Capitol for a vigil to mark the 30th anniversary of the listing of sockeye salmon on the Endangered Species List.
Today, Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Governor Jay Inslee (D-WA) released a joint statement formally announcing a “federal-state process on salmon recovery in the Columbia River Basin and the Pacific Northwest.”
The Idaho Conservation League joined other plaintiffs, the Nez Perce Tribe, the State of Oregon, and federal defendants to file a request for a stay in the long-running litigation associated with the continued operation of Snake and Columbia River dams and their effect on threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead.
On October 14, Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced that he and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) are actively working on a “Salmon Action Plan” process to save Idaho’s wild salmon and steelhead from extinction.