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Forest Lake Restoration

Forest Lake Restoration

By on Jun 2, 2015 in In-progress, Projects |

Located just southeast of the town of Seaside, Oregon, the project site is the result of extensive filling of flood plain of the Necanicum River, and the entire relocation of the river channel from overburden to develop a hard rock quarry in the mid-1950s. In addition, the focus restoration area was mined for alluvial basalt cobble then diked to create a lake as an...

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Dichter Road Fish Passage & Stream Enhancement

Dichter Road Fish Passage & Stream Enhancement

By on Dec 14, 2011 in Completed, Projects |

The Dichter Tributary became a candidate for restoration through two convergent sources. ODFW district staff had identified the tributary as a potential project area based on apparent fish passage issues. Additionally, The Campbell Group’s road engineering and maintenance staff, upon taking ownership of the watershed in 2009, identified the culvert as a replacement...

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Faller’s Choice

Faller’s Choice

By on Dec 14, 2011 in Completed, Projects |

Faller’s Choice project was an extension of a 2007 project in the Upper Necanicum. During the project it was determined that it was too wet and steep to use traditional methods of placing large wood in the lower end of the canyon near Saddle Mountain State Park and the lower section of this project was postponed indefinitely. During the summer of 2010 a logger was...

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Joe Creek Restoration

Joe Creek Restoration

By on Dec 14, 2011 in Completed, Projects |

In the fall of 2008, the Necanicum Watershed Council and ODFW were introduced to a private landowner who has an interest in salmon and stream restoration, and also owns most of lower Joe Creek (which drains into Bergsvik Cr.). The 0.4 mile project reach contained several high-quality spawning areas for Coho, yet rearing potential very limited due to the few existing...

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Neitzel Farm Restoration

Neitzel Farm Restoration

By on Dec 14, 2011 in Completed, Projects |

The Neitzel Farm Restoration project is located on the Necanicum River just off Highway 26.  The farm is the last remaining intact farm in the Necanicum watershed that has not been subject to subdivision or partition.  The landowners were committed to a comprehensive habitat restoration effort to restore the historic braided side channel/alcove complex with...

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Necanicum Riparian Restoration & Tree Release

Necanicum Riparian Restoration & Tree Release

By on Dec 14, 2011 in Completed, Projects |

The riparian vegetation in the Lower Necanicum River Watershed has been severely altered in the past 100 years. The negative effects of timber harvest, livestock usage, road construction and urbanization on the native plant communities have impacted the entire watershed. This project addresses several riparian sites within the watershed with supportive landowners...

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