The Lower Columbia Fish Recovery Board leads the coordinated implementation of locally-driven salmon recovery and watershed management plans across our region to restore at-risk fish and ensure we have clean water, healthy forests, working farms, and thriving rural and urban communities into the future.
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Call for Clark County Clean Water Projects

The 2021 Clark County Clean Water Restoration Fund (CCCWRF)

Grant Round is now open! 

Applications are being accepted until May 7 for water quality projects in urban watersheds in Clark County, WA. The Clark County Clean Water Restoration Fund supports projects that focus on the following objectives:

  • Restoring sustainable natural watershed processes that will reduce the impact of stormwater on water quality and aquatic habitats;

  • Promoting community awareness of stormwater impacts and participation in efforts to reduce those impacts; 

  • Leveraging available resources and broaden efforts to address stormwater impacts and management in Clark County; and

  • Further the implementation of regional stormwater, watershed, salmon recovery and Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) implementation plans.


More information on the grant can be found on our CCCWRF Grant Page.

Call for Salmon Recovery Projects

The deadline has passed for submitting 2021 Lower Columbia Salmon Recovery Grant Round applications. 


More information on the review process can be found on our Salmon Recovery Grants page. 

Pilot Recovery Partner Habitat Program Review Completed

A pilot study review of recovery partners' habitat program implementation efforts in the East Fork Lewis River watershed was published this fall. More details on the project and the report can be found here. 

LCFRB Office is Closed and Staff Are Working From Home

Due to health concerns about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), and Governor Inslee's "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order, LCFRB has closed the office and staff are working from home. We are still using our LCFRB email address and office phone number for contacts. You can find staff information on the Contact Us page or Staff page of our website. All meetings have been moved to a teleconference or online webinar. 


We appreciate your understanding and patience. Please contact Denise Smee, LCFRB Program Manager at dsmee@lcfrb.gen.wa.us if you have questions or concerns.


May 31  Memorial Day, LCFRB Office is closed

June 2  RCO Salmon Recovery Funding Board Meeting, Agenda and Meeting Information

June 4  LCFRB Regular Monthly Meeting, Webex, 1-3 pm, contact Lorie for more information

June 9  LCFRB Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Regular Monthly Meeting, Webex, 9 am-12 pm

About Our Region

Extending from the mouth of the Columbia River at the ocean upstream to and including, the White Salmon River, our region includes 18 major watersheds in 5 different counties in SW Washington.


Recovery Plan Vision

"Washington lower Columbia salmon, steelhead, and bull trout are recovered to healthy, harvestable levels that will sustain productive sport, commercial, and tribal fisheries through the restoration and protection of the ecosystems upon which they depend and the implementation of supportive hatchery and fishery practices."