What We Stand For
Abundant Wild, Native Fish
Reviving the Pacific Northwest’s native fish species to natural abundance.
Healthy, Free-Flowing Rivers
Reconnecting, protecting, and restoring the watersheds that sustain us all.
Sustainable, Climate-Resilient Fisheries
Working with decision-makers to ensure fisheries are data driven, grounded in traditional cultural knowledge, and resilient to a changing climate.
Find your homewaters
Guided by the best-available science, Native Fish Society advocates for the recovery of wild, native fish and promotes the stewardship of the habitats that sustain us all.
Introduction: An estimated 50 percent of instream large wood comes from landslides on forested slopes. Heavily forested watersheds grow trees up to 500 or even 1000 years old. Western Oregon,
Landslides to Logjams
Winchester, Oregon - The North Umpqua River and its wild fish are invaluable public treasures for our community and our state. For decades, these treasures have been diminished by Winchester Dam, a
Winchester Dam - North Umpqua River
We're sharing stories of wild, native salmon and trout populations that are flourishing in the absence of hatchery programs: either because a hatchery program never existed or has been removed. If you would like to contribute to this collection, please fill out the form at the bottom of the page.
Celebrating Wild Abundance
“You can make a lasting impact by speaking for your backyard river and its native fish!”
- Grassroots River Stewards taking care of their backyard rivers and native fish.
- victories safeguarding habitat and restoring fish passage.
Partners for a Wild Future
Equity & Inclusion
The Native Fish Society is dedicated to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive groundswell of public support for reviving abundant wild fish, free-flowing rivers, and thriving communities.Learn More
$10 per month helps steward your homewaters.