All posts by KRK Staff

We’re Hiring

Klamath Riverkeeper seeks a full-time Program Director to advance campaigns to un-dam the Klamath River, improve water allocation for fisheries, and reduce water pollution. This position can be based outside of the Klamath Basin, but frequent travel to the Klamath Basin is required.  Applications due 1/20/2018. About Klamath Riverkeeper… read more >>

You can Help to Un-Dam the Klamath

No one said the biggest dam removal in history was going to be easy. That’s why Klamath Riverkeeper, along with over 40 other stakeholders, have been working tirelessly for more that 15 years to free the Klamath River. We need your help in this final stretch.  The next step in removing four obsolete dams in the Klamath River is to transfer their license… read more >>

Show your Support for Klamath Dam Removal!

WHAT: Klamath Dams Workshop WHERE: Winema Hall, Siskiyou County Fairgrounds, 1712 Fairlane Rd, Yreka CA 96097 WHEN: Tuesday, October 10 at 5:30 WHO: Mark Bransom and Lester Snow from the Klamath River Renewal Corporation, Alan Mikkelsen from Bureau of Reclamation, and the Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors Speakers will present their plans to get federal… read more >>

Press Release: Karuk Tribe to Challenge Klamath River Flow Plan

P R E S S  R E L E A S E For Immediate Release:   June 24, 2016 For more information: Craig Tucker, Natural Resources Policy Advocate, Karuk Tribe, 707-839-1982 Karuk Tribe to Challenge Klamath River Flow Plan Tribe Files 60 Day Notice Under the Endangered Species Act Happy Camp, CA –  Citing a disease infection rate of 90% of sampled juvenile salmon in 2015, … read more >>

Closing a Loophole for Water Bottling Companies in Siskiyou County

Right now, Siskiyou County law requires a permit for the extraction and export of groundwater, but water bottling companies are currently exempt.  In an effort to close this loophole, county residents are hard at work gathering signatures for a ballot initiative so voters can decide if water-bottlers should play by the same rules as other groundwater users.… read more >>

Klamath Logging Continues Despite Lawsuit: $2.50 per Log Truck Load

Extreme post-fire logging continues today despite pending legal claims with the implementation of the Westside Project, which includes 5800 acres of clear cuts above salmon-bearing streams in the Klamath National Forest. Most of the current logging activity is centered in the Walker Creek Closure Area just south of Seiad Valley, California. Yesterday,… read more >>