The Yakama Nation, the Willamette River, and Toxics: The relationship of the Yakama Nation with the Willamette River, fisheries and issues with toxics in the river. Learn more...
Yakima Basin Helicopter Aquatic Restoration Project: To improve fish habitat complexity and stream function with very little impact upon the landscape, we used helicopters to return large wood to streams. Learn more . . .
Wenatchee and Methow Subbasins - Coho Reintroductions: Coho populations in the Wenatchee and Methow subbasins are now benefiting from our restoration actions. Learn more . . .
1890s Side Channel Restoration Project: To restore habitat affected by construction of Highway 20, we recreated the historic channel west of the road. Learn more . . .
Chewuch River Right Side Channel: Habitat restoration by the Yakama Nation has improved conditions for juvenile and adult fish as the river has been reconnected to the floodplain and habitat complexity has been improved. Learn more . . .
Cle Elum Supplementation and Research Facility - Upper Yakima River Spring Chinook: In 1997, the Levi George Supplementation and Research Facility was opened to enhance spring Chinook returns, provide additional fishing opportunities and learn more about the performance of hatchery fish. Learn more . . .
Coho Reintroduction - Yakima Subbasin: Coho Reintroduction - Yakima Subbasin: To reestablish the extirpated coho population and fishery, the Yakama Nation initiated a reintroduction program in 1985. Learn more . . .
Chewuch River Mile 10 Fish Habitat Enhancement Project: Impaired fish habitat in the Chewuch River has been improved by our actions including the installation of wood structures and planting vegetation in the riparian zone. Learn more . . .
Yakama Nation White Sturgeon Hatchery: Restoring white sturgeon populations that can support harvest in the mid-Columbia and lower Snake rivers is important to us. Learn more . . .
Teanaway Community Forest Aquatic Restoration: Conditions associated with past land use practices activities have been improved by the Yakama Nation as 9 miles of stream have been restored. Learn more . . .
South Fork Cowiche Creek Floodplain Restoration: Through our actions, degraded floodplain habitat was improved for fish of different life stages. Learn more . . .
Taneum Creek Wood Replenishment: Steelhead and Chinook in Taneum Creek are now benefiting from our efforts to improve habitat quality along 7 miles of the stream. Learn more . . .
Klickitat River Floodplain Restoration Project - Haul Road Restoration (2009-2017): Critical spawning, rearing, and migration habitat affected by a legacy road was restored by the Yakama Nation and partners. Learn more . . .
Upper Klickitat River In-channel and Floodplain Enhancement Project: Degraded fish habitat in the upper Klickitat River, resulting from road development, was improved by the Tribe through the enhancement project. Learn more . . .
Tepee Creek Meadows Restoration (Phase 2): To restore some of the most important rearing habitat for steelhead in the Klickitat Subbasin, we used several different techniques. Learn more . . .
Predation: The construction and operation of hydro-facilities have led to conditions that enhance opportunities for predators to consume juvenile and adult fish in the Columbia River Basin. Learn more . . .
Nason Creek - Lower White Pine Groups 2 and 3: Our effort to restore fish habitat in Nason Creek has led to the restoration of stream process that are important to the many species present in the creek. Learn more . . .
Steelhead Kelt Reconditioning: To increase the natural productivity of steelhead populations as well as maintaining life histories, we recondition kelts. Learn more . . .
White Salmon River - Condit Dam Removal and Recovery: To assist with the recovery of habitat in the White Salmon River following the removal of Condit Dam, we planted vegetation and removed sediment at the mouth the river. Learn more . . .
Yakama Nation Harvest: Fish harvest is important to us spiritually, culturally, and economically. Learn more . . .
Klickitat Salmon Hatchery: Restoring and maintaining salmon and steelhead populations that can support harvest from the Klickitat River is important to us. Learn more . . .
Toxics - Columbia River Basin: We are dependent on the Columbia River and its resources and have a responsibility to safeguard the health of the Tribe. Learn more . . .
Lyle Falls Fishery: Lyle Falls is one of the few remaining locations where Yakama tribal members can still fish for salmon and steelhead using traditional methods. Learn more . . .
Entiat River 3-D Habitat Enhancement Project: To restore the loss of habitat that resulted from past land use activities, we constructed instream structures and planted native vegetation. Learn more . . .
Yakima River Sockeye Reintroduction: Once extirpated, sockeye are now being reintroduced by the Yakama Nation to the upper Yakima River. Learn more . . .
Pacific Lamprey Restoration: Restoration of Pacific lamprey populations is important to us as they are of significant cultural and ecological value. Learn more . . .
Prosser Tribal Hatchery – Fall Chinook Reintroduction: To increase harvest levels, natural spawning abundance, and distribution of fall Chinook, the Tribe employs hatchery releases. Learn more . . .
Yakama Reservation Watershed Project - Toppenish Creek Restoration River 37: Degraded fish habitat in Toppenish Creek, resulting from past land use practices, has been improved by the Yakama Nation. Learn more . . .