Recovering Salmon & Steelhead To Healthy, Harvestable Levels

The Lower Columbia Fish Recovery Board is the Regional Salmon Recovery Organization and Lead Entity for salmon habitat restoration for the lower Columbia River in southwest Washington. The LCFRB works with a diversity of partners to recover species comprised of 74 distinct salmon, steelhead, and bull trout populations to healthy, harvestable levels by guiding implementation of the federally adopted recovery plan.

Salmon Recovery Funding Board
Request for 2023 & 2024 Planned Projects

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

Now is the time to get on the list for funding! It will only take a few minutes.
Fill out the form
here, and send it in to get your project on the Salmon Recovery Funding Board (SRFB) planned project list for funding in 2023 and 2024. Having a project on the list does not guarantee funding, however this is an important step in increasing future project funding for regional salmon habitat work.


Examples of projects includes:
  • Fish barrier removals or replacement (culverts, levees, road crossings, etc.)
  • Instream habitat improvement
  • Stream side vegetation planting
  • Acquisition
  • Designs to support future restorations​
Applications submitted in 2023 will be for projects starting in 2024, and applications submitted in 2024 will be for projects starting in 2025.
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Restoration on Bear Creek. Photo courtesy of Brice Crayne.

The LCFRB 2021 Annual Report has been published! Click here to go to the ESRI StoryMap and easily scroll through the report. You can navigate to different sections by using the title "tabs" across the top of the story board when you get past the title page. Click on the images in the narrative to zoom in, and the links will take you to presentations, documents, and webpages.

LCFRB 2021 Annual Report

The due date for submitting applications has past for the 2022 LCFRB Salmon Recovery Grant and Cowlitz Restoration and Recovery Grant programs. Check back at the beginning of 2023 for information on the next grant opportunities. Materials are available on the individual grant pages.  

2022 Annual Grant Opportunities Closed


June 3 LCFRB Monthly Meeting, Virtual, Agenda, Contact Lorie for more information 

June 8 LCFRB TAC Monthly Meeting CANCELED

June 20 Juneteenth holiday, LCFRB office closed 

July 1 LCFRB Monthly Meeting, CANCELED 

July 4 Independence Day holiday, LCFRB office closed 

August 5 LCFRB Monthly Meeting, Contact Lorie for more information 

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."