Yakima Basin Integrated Plan

The Yakima Basin Integrated Plan (YBIP) is a collaboration of state, federal, tribal, business, and community organizations committed to addressing water, fishery, habitat and climate variability challenges to ensure a robust Yakima River Basin within its built and natural systems.

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Featured Project

Nelson Dam Removal on the Naches River

The Nelson Dam Removal Project will improve fish passage and sediment continuity to improve habitat, increase flow conveyance to decrease flooding risks for nearby landowners, and improve water supply reliability.

To learn more visit: https://www.yakimawa.gov/media/nelson-dam-project/

Upcoming Meetings

Our Workgroup meets quarterly to receive updates on Yakima Basin Integrated Plan actions and activities, offer input, and share perspectives. The public is encouraged to attend meetings and participate by providing comments. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these meetings have shifted from in-person to being held on a virtual platform. For more information on how to attend visit our Resources page.

More on the Workgroup

 

2022 YRBWEP Workgroup Meetings

  • March 9th, 2022, 9:30am – 12:30pm
    • Ellensburg, pending COVID-19 restrictions
  • June 1st, 2022, 9:30am – 12:30pm
    • Yakima, pending COVID-19 restrictions
  • September 22nd, 2022, 9:30am – 12:30pm 
    • Toppenish, pending COVID-19 restrictions
  • December 14th, 202, 9:30am – 12:30pm 
    • Yakima, pending COVID-19 restrictions