April 11, 2013

Performance of Engineered Log Jams in WA

PERFORMANCE OF ENGINEERED LOG JAMS IN WASHINGTON STATE-POST PROJECT APPRAISAL W. Barry Southerland, PhD, Fluvial Geomorphologist-Hydrologist, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, West National Technology Support Center, 1201 […]
September 7, 2012

Concern About The Gravel and Rock Mining Overlay for Clark County

WHY SHOULD YOU BE CONCERNED ABOUT THE GRAVEL AND ROCK MINING OVERLAY FOR CLARK COUNTY? There are places where mining can be done with manageable impacts, […]
July 27, 2012

Concerns Regarding Stream Protection

Draft Minerals Overlay Map Fig.1. Minerals Overlay Map Cutout at East Fork Lewis River Section at Lucia Falls Area (click to open larger) Fig.-2. USGS Topographic […]
May 2, 2012

Chum Fry East Fork

We had a great day yesterday working with the WA Fish & Wildlife to put 10,000 Chum Fry into holding raceways over at Dave Brown’s Wild […]
February 12, 2012

Five Tips for Talking About Polluted Stormwater

How do we talk about polluted stormwater so people get why it’s important—and see what we can do to fix it? We’re glad to report that […]
February 12, 2012

East Fork Lewis River & Swanson Chum Channel Link For Salmon Returns

East Fork Lewis River, Swanson Chum Channel, One Link in Increasing Nutrients and Salmon Returns Restoration or improvement in salmon and steelhead returns on any stream […]
February 12, 2012

Yacolt Mountain Rock Quarry Concerns

The protection of the EPA Designated Troutdale Sole Source Aquifer is critical to Clark County and the Portland area. Effective management of storm water and the […]
February 12, 2012

West Daybreak Stream Channel & Fish Habitat RCO Construction Grant

Fish First West Daybreak Stream Channel and Fish Habitat RCO Construction Grant (11-1266), Phase One. After nearly 5 years, the design for this 3,700′ Fish First, […]
February 12, 2012

Lewis River Below Daybreak Bridge To Be Restored

In 2001, American Rivers named East Fork Lewis River, “one of the most endangered streams in the U.S.” The Federation of Flyfishers identified its “native runs […]