West Fork Dairy Creek Restoration Project 2007 to 2008

Two culverts and road fill were removed to allow fish passage to upstream habitat. In addition 208 logs were placed in the streams by helicopter to produce additional fish habitat. Native plants were planted on both sides of the stream and on a upland site following the in steam work. Continue reading

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Lower Gales Creek Habitat Enhancement Project 2008 to 2010

This project along Gales Creek decommissioned a farm road, added large woody debris to improve fish habitat, planted native plants in the newly created riparian and flood plain areas. It also created several depressions for amphibians along the stream corridor. Continue reading

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Bateman Creek Culvert Replacement Project 2006

This project replaced two undersized culverts with a concrete slab bridge on Bateman Creek in the Gales Creek watershed. As a result, the fish can now migrate up into Bateman Creek. Continue reading

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Upland Restoration Project 2010 – 2011

This project increased native plant species composition to provide better wildlife habitat and provided improved wetland connection to an adjacent woodland area in the Christensen Creek sub-basin. Continue reading

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Elmwood Neighborhood Restoration Project 2010 – 2011

  OWEB Small Grant Elmwood Neighborhood Restoration Project  December 2010 to December 2011  Improved Riparian Process and Function  This neighborhood project improved riparian and upland areas along a tributary of Ash Creek in Metzger. Contract crews re-moved invasive plants and … Continue reading

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North Fork Gales Creek LWD 2009 -2010

One hundred logs were placed in the stream in groups of 3 to 8 to produce in-stream habitat for native winter steel-head and cutthroat trout and non-native Coho salmon. Continue reading

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Upper Gales LWD 2010 – 2012

Over 170 whole trees were placed in selected areas to create pools and smaller additional channels. These will provide refugia areas for native fish and help retain gravels in this area of the stream system. Continue reading

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