What You Can Do

Be a voice for the scapegoated sea lions along the Columbia River. Consider joining us onsite as a Dam Guardian at the Bonneville Dam or at the Port of Astoria.  For information and an application package, email: damguardian@seashepherd.org

Contact the Governors of Oregon and Washington and urge them to find alternative solutions to save endangered salmon and to immediately halt the lethal removal of California sea lions at the Bonneville Dam:


Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber

State Capitol Building
900 Court Street
Salem, OR  97301
phone: (503) 378-4582
fax:  (503) 378-6827
Internet: http://www.oregon.gov/gov/Pages/RequestAssistance.aspx
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/johnkitzhaber
twitter: @govkitz


Washington Governor Jay Inslee

Office of the Governor
PO Box 40002
Olympia, WA  98504-0002
phone: (360) 902-4111
fax:  360-753-4110
Internet: http://www.governor.wa.gov/contact/
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WaStateGov?ref=ts&fref=ts
twitter: @govInslee


​Per the March 15, 2012, letter from NOAA Fisheries to the states: “This authorization may be modified, suspended, or revoked by NOAA Fisheries at any time with 72 hours’ notice to the states.”

Please contact NOAA and urge the agency to revoke the authorization allowing the states of Oregon, Washington and Idaho to lethally remove sea lions from the Columbia River:


Helen Golde

Acting Director
Office of Protected Resources
NOAA Fisheries
1315 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
phone: 301-427-8400
fax: 301-713-0376