Villages at Mt. Hood
a Clackamas County Complete Communities Village
I. Activity Title: Stream Corridor Restoration Projects
II. Community Need/Rationale:
There are several sites, some identified and some to be identified, where the stream corridor, banks, and bed are less than optimal for native fisheries. Significant restoration work will result in major improvement in the fish habitat and the recovery of native fish runs. We are working with the US Forest Service. the Sandy River Basin Watershed Council and others to improve the identified sites and on planning for future sites.
III. Name of organization: Mt. Hood Corridor CPO_____ Web site:___
in conjunction with Mt. Hood Stewardship Council
Is the organization: incorporated? Council community group? CPO
Leader/coordinator name: __Don Mench - Chair Mt. Hood Corridor CPO, and
Mt Hood Stewardship Council
Leadership group members names:
Community members who attend the County sponsored Mt. Hood Corridor Citizens Participation Organization (CPO) meetings on the first Thursday of every month, many community ad-hoc volunteers who come out to help.
in partnership with Duane Bishop - USFS,
Russ Plaeger- Sandy River Basin Watershed Council
IV. What is needed from Clackamas County (agency, resources, standing)?
Agency: ability to apply for state and federal grants
Resources: staff time for expediting the conditional use permit process
Standing: MOUs with other jurisdictions - City of Sandy, Portland Water Bureau, etc
V. Summarize Activities and accomplishments to date.
New and ongoing projects:
1) The Wee Burn Stream culvert replacement project, Welches Road, The Resort at the Mountain
2) Clear Creek Wetland site, Lolo Pass Road north of the Sandy River bridge
3) Salmon River - Arrah Wanna side-channel habitat enhancement, downstream of Arrah Wanna bridge
4) Waterways Nutrient Enhancement Project (salmon carcass) - various places
The community is working will with the other groups and local land owners on the projects and this is expected to continue.
VI. How has the Activity been funded to date?
Funding includes volunteers, USFS, SRBWC, OWEB, CC Title II federal funds and more
How will being "supported" change that
Standing to work with and as Clackamas County on future projects
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