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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LCFRB Opens 2020 Salmon Recovery Grant Round! 

The LCFRB is now accepting applications for habitat and monitoring projects for submission to the Washington Salmon Recovery Funding Board. As the region’s Lead Entity, the LCFRB solicits, reviews, ranks, and approves grant proposals to ensure that salmon salmon recovery projects:

  • Address key priorities of the Recovery Plan and Regional Habitat Strategy;

  • Provide significant benefits for targeted fish populations;

  • Are likely to achieve identified outcomes;

  • Are cost effective; and

  • Are technically sound and well supported.

Grant materials are now available on our Salmon Recovery Grant webpage.


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Volume 12, 2019

Volume 11, 2019

Volume 10, 2019

Volume 9, 2019

Volume 8, 2019

Volume 7, 2018


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 by February 28 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. 


Jan 29  SRFB Grant Applicant Workshop #2, webinar,  11:00 am - 12:00 pm; Visit our Salmon Grants webpage to register

Feb 7  LCFRB Monthly Meeting, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Cowlitz County GMR, Kelso

Feb 12  LCFRB TAC Meeting, 9:00 am - 11:00 am, Vancouver

Feb 17  President's Day - LCFRB office is closed

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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