Sustainable Northwest

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $30,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    11/24/2010
  • Term
    10 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
About the Grantee
Address
813 SW Alder Street, Suite 500
Portland, OR 97205
Grants to this Grantee
for the Klamath Basin program  
Sustainable Northwest facilitates collaborative partnerships and policies so nature, local economies, and rural communities can thrive. This renewal grant supports their work to facilitate and advance long-term solutions to restore and protect the Klamath River to benefit local communities.
for the Klamath Basin program  
Sustainable Northwest, along with other partners, recently forged an agreement between California, Oregon, and PacifiCorp — the company that owns four dams on the Klamath River — to use state and private funds to remove the dams beginning in 2020. This renewal grant will support Sustainable Northwest’s efforts to implement the agreement and work with Native Americans, farmers, ranchers, and commercial and sport fisherman to ensure its smooth implementation. This dam removal project is the largest in North America and, once completed, will restore a salmon fishery important to Native peoples and fishermen.

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