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The North Clackamas Park and Recreation District’s Spring Park Natural Area is located on the Willamette River in the City of Milwaukie.
Removal of the last remaining concrete dam on Wychus Creek and its tributaries has opened up 13 miles of habitat upstream for steelhead, redband trout and Chinook salmon in the Deschutes River system in Central Oregon.
The Nature Conservancy is restoring 66 acres of estuarine and freshwater wetlands on the Kilchis River near its confluence with Tillamook Bay.
Placing large rocks and logs in the stream and replanting vegetation on the alcove banks were necessary to restore the site to a healthier floodplain with diverse structure and cooler, cleaner water.
Agencies restored multiple habitats at Spring Park and improved access and trails for visitors.