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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2021 Clark County Clean Water Projects

Have Been Awarded Grants

Congratulations to the four CCCWRF project applicants awarded grants at the June LCFRB meeting. The projects and their local sponsors include: 

  • Burnt Bridge Creek Stormwater Project Phase 2 from the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership

  • Poop Smart Clark-Lacamas from the Clark Conservation District

  • Lower Lacamas Creek Riparian Phase 1 from the Lower Columbia Fish Enhancement Group

  • Gee Creek Riparian Restoration Project from the SW WA Watershed Alliance


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

Call for Clark County Clean Water Projects
The deadline has passed for submitting 2021 CCCWRF grant round applications.  

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), 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.


July 26  LCFRB Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Project Ranking Meeting, Agenda

August 6  LCFRB Regular Monthly Meeting, Webex, 1-3 pm, contact Lorie for more information

August 11  LCFRB Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Regular Monthly Meeting

September 22 & 23  RCO Salmon Recovery Funding Board Meeting, Meeting Information

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."