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The City of Portland, Oregon

Environmental Services

working for clean rivers

Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

1120 SW 5th Ave, Suite 613, Portland, OR 97204

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Salmon and Other Fish


Fifteen fish species found in Portland are federally protected under the Endangered Species Act, thirteen of which are salmon and trout.

Environmental Services staff lead endangered species recovery efforts citywide. Salmon are highly sensitive to all components of watershed health (hydrology, habitat, water quality, and biological communities). Health, abundance, and productivity of salmon reflects many important urban watershed processes. They are an important barometer of how healthy our streams and rivers are. For more information about Salmon in Portland, click here.

The Water Bureau also has a habitat conservation program, focused exclusively on the Bull Run Watershed, that includes protections for salmon.



Native Fish in Portland

Learn about native fish in Portland

Salmon in Portland

Salmon species that call Portland home

Fish Salvage

Safe removal of fish from stream construction projects