Methow Restoration Council


State-Wide Resources

Habitat Work Schedule, tracking salmon recovery projects across Washington State

Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office, supporting the work of the
  • Recreation and Conservation Funding Board
  • Salmon Recovery Funding Board
  • Washington Invasive Species Council
  • Governor’s Salmon Recovery Office

Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife, working to recovery salmon and steelhead and to provide sustainable fisheries

Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Aquatic Invasive Species Program, providing information on invasive species in Washington and what you can do to prevent the spread of these aquatic nuisance species

Region-Wide Resources

Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board, helping communities meet salmon recovery goals in the region

Upper Columbia Salmon Habitat Implementation Schedule and Projects, featuring projects in six major "subbasins" (Crab Creek, Entiat, Lake Chelan, Methow, Okanogan, and Wenatchee)

Upper Columbia Fish Population Trends, showing long-term abundance charts for all fish species in the six major subbasins

Chelan and Douglas PUD's Tributary Committees, implementing the first Hydro Power Habitat Conservation Plans (HCPs)

Fish Passage Center, providing Northwest Power Planning Council Fish and Wildlife Program’s salmon count data for main stem Columbia and Snake river dams

Methow-Specific Resources

Methow Watershed Plan

Reclamation 2010 Geomorphology and Hydraulic Modeling for the Middle Methow River from Winthrop to Twisp

Reclamation 2010 Middle Methow Reach Assessment

Reclamation 2008 Big Valley Reach Assessment

Reclamation 2008 Methow Subbasin Geomorphic Assessment

USGS Current Water Data for Washington, providing stream gauge and monitoring data for over 300 sites in Washington, including the Methow River

NOAA River Forecast, providing river flow and weather forecasts in the northwest, including the Methow River at Goat Creek, Winthrop, Twisp, and Pateros

Department of Ecology's River and Stream Water Quality Monitoring Program, monitoring water quality at hundreds of stream stations throughout the state, including the Methow River