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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Past editions:

Volume 12, 2019

Volume 11, 2019

Volume 10, 2019

Volume 9, 2019

Volume 8, 2019

Volume 7, 2018

LCFRB is Seeking Applications for Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Members

(Volunteer, unpaid position) 

The Board is looking to both expand the number of TAC members, as well as the expertise represented. The goal is to broaden the technical robustness of project reviews, bring additional expertise to other Board initiatives, and help balance project scoring by ensuring projects are viewed through multiple technical perspectives.


Read the full announcement here, and find more information on the TAC

on our TAC webpage.

Applicant letters of interest and resumes are due by September 30, 2020. For more information, contact Denise Smee, LCFRB Program Manager, at

LCFRB Office is Closed

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 as we work through this transition.

Please contact Denise Smee, LCFRB Program Manager, dsmee@lcfrb.gen.wa.usif you have questions or concerns. 



Salmon Recovery Funding Board


Request for Projects for the 2021 and 2022 Grant Rounds  

Do you have a future salmon recovery habitat restoration, acquisition, or design project that could use funding? 


Now is the time to get on the list for the upcoming years of 2021 and 2022! 

It will only take a few minutes to fill out the form on the Planned Project List webpage with basic information, and send it in to get your project on the Salmon Recovery Funding Board (SRFB) planned project list for grant applications in 2021 and 2022.


The planned project list will provide the legislature with information about future salmon recovery projects. Having a project on the list does not guarantee funding, however this is an important step in securing additional funding for salmon recovery work in our region.

Please take a few minutes to fill out the form on the Planned Project List webpage with your 2021 and 2022 planned projects, or contact Denise Smee,, or Amelia Johnson,, for more information. 


Aug 7  LCFRB Regular Monthly Meeting, Webex, 1-3 pm,  contact Lorie for more information

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

Aug 12  Salmon Recovery Funding Board (SRFB) Meeting Webex, Agenda

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

Sept 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."

Lower Columbia Fish Recovery Board, 11018 NE 51st Circle, Vancouver, WA 98682    

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