NOAA Fisheries Announces $95 Million For New, Continuing Regional Salmon Recovery Programs, Includes Funds For Re-Introducing Salmon Above Grand Coulee

July 15th, 2022

NOAA Fisheries is recommending more than $95 million in funding for 19 new and continuing programs and projects to support West Coast salmon and steelhead populations, ranging from funds for efforts to reintroduce salmon and steelhead above Grand Coulee Dam, $24 million for habitat restoration in Washington and $7.2 million to Idaho Governor’s Office of Species Conservation to “fund projects that are compatible with the Columbia Basin Collaborative sustainability goals.”