White Salmon River Homecoming
Friends of the White Salmon River, Yakima Nation Fisheries, Mid-Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group, and Wet Planet Whitewater
Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 2:00 PM (PDT)
The afternoon events (community meal, speakers and informational booths) will now be held at RIVER DRIFTERS in Husum, WA. Please park in Husum and walk on over!
Raft Trip Seats Still Available!
Register soon for your opportunity to float from BZ corner and into the former reservoir to NW Park soon! Seats will sell out this week!
Join your community to celebrate the return of fish to the White Salmon River this fall by exploring a new river canyon, sharing a ceremonious meal, and learning about how it all happened.
Saturday, September 29th
Friends of the White Salmon River,Yakama Nations,
Mid-Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group and Wet Planet Whitewater
10 am - 5 pm
Opening of the River: A Celebration Float
Explore the the river’s whitewater from the seat of a raft with your fellow community members.
This discounted raft trip is only available for local residents and will fill up fast! We will determine which river stretch once safety and access has been properly evaluated.
10 am - 2 pm
Community Salmon Bake
Share a Salmon Bake meal with the watershed community, accompanied by fry bread prepared by Yakama tribal cooks and local White Salmon River Farms. Invocation by Yakama Nation.
Reserve your seat at the table above.
NOTE: Venue changed to River Drifters in Husum, WA
Removing the Dam and Restoring the River
Many steps must be taken to assist a river to return to its natural state. Learn from the organizations and agencies that are helping make the restoration of the White Salmon River such a successful process.
2 pm - 5 pm
NOTE: Parking for the event will be at River Drifters, Wet Planet and the Husum Fire Hall.