photo courtesy of Jessica Newley
Restoring Native Fish
The Pacific Northwest is renowned for its native fish populations. Although our rivers and streams once teamed with millions of trout and salmon, today, populations are only fractions of what they once were. It has been a decades-long struggle to protect native fish, which still face threats of extinction from rising water temperatures, pollution, dams, and drought. In support of efforts to revive native fish populations, Crag works with our clients to maintain healthy aquatic ecosystems across our region.
What We’re Working On
Protecting Key Habitat for Coho Salmon in Oregon Coastal Watersheds The two largest state forests in Oregon, the Tillamook and Clatsop State Forests, contain critical spawning and rearing habitat for the threatened Oregon Coast coho salmon. Since the Coho salmon...
The city of Molalla—located in Clackamas County, Oregon—is failing to protect the right to clean water. For over a decade, Molalla’s sewage treatment plant has violated the terms of its permit, undermining people’s health and the quality of the Molalla River.