Fish & Wildlife

As part of our commitment to protect fish, wildlife and cultural resources, we implement a variety of monitoring and management efforts.

Fish Bypass

Our goal is to ensure that 86 percent of juvenile salmon (smolts) pass through both Wanapum and Priest Rapids dams safely. Learn More »

Fish Survival

Innovation in fish protection efforts include adult fishways and detection, predator control and turbine passage. Learn More »

Fish Counts

Video surveillance allows us to count fish 24 hours a day from April 15 through November 15 for use in research and management. Learn More »

Fish Habitat and Hatcheries

Our habitat restoration and conservation efforts are intended to accelerate fish survival and recovery. Due to historically declining salmon populations, we are focused on preservation of wild salmon. Learn More »

Wildlife Programs

The Priest Rapids Project is home to a variety of native amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. The riparian habitat in the project vicinity are used by more than 60 different animal species. Learn More »