What’s that flowing under the road, you say? Why, it’s Beaver Creek and Kelly Creek! Until recently, the 50,000+ vehicles driving down Kane Dr., Stark St. and other nearby thoroughfares each day had no easy way of knowing it.
In a world where people are feeling disconnected, the things that bring us together take on even greater meaning.
For those of us at the Sandy River Watershed Council, and for many of you, our work together restoring the Sandy is that gathering point. The Sandy connects us with a contrary, hopeful story in troubling times. This wild, undammed, river system connects our communities with healthy, living ecology. In the forests we replant, the floodplains we restore, the trails we travel, we are taking measurable strides toward salmon recovery and community resilience.
The Cochran Rd bridge is part of the County’s commitment to help restore salmon in Beaver Creek. The project was conceived with one objective in mind: to remove the barrier of upstream migration for salmon. But, there’s a new fish in town.
Our annual Timberline to Troutdale Cleanup events in September are the most fun way to give back to the Sandy, and they’re free!
Three years ago, our first Sandy River levee removal project took place on Columbia Land Trust (CLT) property near Brightwood. […]
Construction has begun adjacent Clackamas County’s Barlow Wayside Park to restore salmon habitat while reducing downstream flooding risk. The project […]