Books and Chapters

Allison, Charlene J., Sue-Ellen Jacobs, and Mary A. Porter. Winds of Change: Women in Northwest Commercial Fishing. University of Washington Press, 1989.

Beckham, Stephen Dow. Land of the Umpqua: A History of Douglas County, Oregon. Douglas County Commissioners, 1986.

Borgese, Elisabeth Mann. Seafarm: The Story of Aquaculture. Harry N. Abrams, 1980.

Brown, Bruce. Mountain in the Clouds: A Search for the Wild Salmon. Simon and Schuster, 1982.

Cone, Joseph. A Common Fate: Endangered Salmon and the People of the Pacific Northwest. Henry Holt and Company, 1995.

Cone, Joseph, and Sandy Ridlington. Eds. The Northwest Salmon Crisis: A Documentary History. Oregon State University Press, 1996.

Conrath, Gerald. The Columbia River: Its Future and You. ORESU-E-85-002. ORESU-E-85-002. Oregon State University, Sea Grant College Program, 1985.

Dietrich, William. Northwest Passage: The Great Columbia River. Simon and Schuster, 1995.

Douthit, Nathan. The Coos Bay Region 1890-1944: Life on a Coastal Frontier. River West Books, 1981.

Egan, Timothy. The Good Rain: Across Time and Terrain in the Pacific Northwest. Vintage Books, 1990.

Fadich, Ray. Last of the Rivermen. Riba Publishing, 1993.

Fobes, Natalie, Tom Jay, and Brad Matsen. Reaching Home: Pacific Salmon, Pacific People. Alaska Northwest Books, 1994.

Haig-Brown, Roderick L. Return to the River: A Story of the Chinook Run. Willow Creek Press, 1941 (renewed 1969)

Harden, Blaine. A River Lost: The Life and Death of the Columbia. W. W. Norton and Company, 1996.

Hunn, Eugene S. Nchi-W na: Mid-Columbia Indians and their Land. University of Washington Press, 1990.

Martin, Irene. Legacy and Testament: The Story of Columbia River Gillnetters. Washington State University Press, 1994.

Marx, Wesley. The Frail Ocean. Ballantine Books, 1967.

Parmenter, Tish and Robert Bailey. The Oregon Oceanbook: An Introduction to the Pacific Ocean Off Oregon Including its Physical Setting and Living Marine Resources. Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development, 1985.

Petersen, Keith C. River of Life Channel of Death: Fish and Dams on the Lower Snake. Confluence Press, 1995.

Seufert, Francis. Wheels of Fortune. Oregon Historical Society, 1980.

Smith, Courtland. Salmon Fishers of the Columbia. Oregon State University Press, 1979.

Steelquist, Robert. Adopt-a-Stream Foundation Field Guide to the Pacific Salmon. Sasquatch Books, 1992.

Stewart, Hilary. Indian Fishing: Early Methods Off the Northwest Coast. University of Washington Press, 1977.

Taylor, Joseph E. Making Salmon: Economy, Culture, and Science in the Oregon Fisheries, Precontact to 1960. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Washington, 1996.

Wilkinson, Charles F. The River Was Crowded with Salmon. Chap 5 in Crossing the Next Meridian: Land, Water, and the Future of the West. Island Press, 1992.

Yates, Steve. Adopting a Stream: A Northwest Handbook. Adopt-a-Stream Foundation and University of Washington Press, 1988.


Columbia RiverTroubled Waters. A map of the Columbia River Basin, A look at the human impacts and the challenges.

Columbia/Willamette River Watch, Northwest Environmental Advocates.

Pacific Salmon Lifecycle. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Materials for Young Readers

Baines, John. Protecting the Ocean. The Steck-Vaughn Company, 1991.

Collins, Elizabeth. The Living Ocean. Chelsea House Publishers, 1994.

Field, Nancy and Sally Machlis. Discovering Salmon: A Learning and Activity Book. Dog-eared Publications, 1993 (revised edition).

Guiberson, Brenda Z. Salmon Story. Henry Holt and Company, 1993.

Hofsinde, Robert. Indian Fishing and Camping. William Morrow and Company, 1963.

Lambert, David. The Pacific Ocean. The Steck-Vaughn Company, 1997.

Leggett, Dennis, and Jeremy Leggett. Troubled Waters. Marshall Cavendish Corporation, 1991.

Ocko, Stephanie. Water: Almost Enough for Everyone. Simon and Schuster, 1995.

Ricciuti, Edward R. Ocean. Marshall Cavendish, 1996.

Tesar, Jenny. Threatened Oceans. Facts on File, 1991.

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