Sustainable Northwest

For The Klamath Basin Program

  • Amount
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/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.
About the Grantee
813 SW Alder Street, Suite 500
Portland, OR 97205
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
The nonprofit Sustainable Northwest believes a healthy economy, environment, and community are indivisible, and that all are strengthened by wise partnerships, policies, and investments. The organization works with partners, including the Klamath tribes, to ensure healthy, working forests in Oregon; works with tribes, sportsmen, ranchers and other partners to restore the Klamath River; and works to build a clean energy economy in the Northwest. (Substrategy: Advance Conservation Solutions)
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.

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