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Strongholds are places of legend. Towering cedars. Clear, cold water. Spectacular, wild fish. But strongholds won’t survive without our help. The Stronghold Fund provides an opportunity to help pass these places on to the next generation.
Invest in extraordinary rivers.

PC: Ryan Peterson

“A river is water in its loveliest form; rivers have life and sound and movement and infinity of variation, rivers are veins of the earth through which the lifeblood returns to the heart.”


Roderick Haig-Brown

PC: Ken Morrish

Despite the decline of southern salmon and steelhead rivers, an archipelago of great rivers – strongholds – still remains around the North Pacific.

PC: Igor Shpilenok

“The Stronghold Fund’s unique structure and strategy makes it a valuable tool for addressing major conservation challenges.”


Andrew Beldin, The Stronghold Fund donor

PC: Val Atkinson