It’s a battle of natives and invaders. No, I’m not talking about American politics. You’ve probably read enough on that in today’s newspaper. This is a fight for stream habitat between non-native fishes and native salmon species in the upper Beaver Creek watershed. It’s a fight that humans unfortunately created out of self preservation, out of naivety, and without consideration for the consequences of these actions on our salmon’s survival.
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 […]
StreamCare is a free streamside planting program for private landowners along target streams.
The “Invasive Weed Smackdown,” as it is familiarly known to the Council and partners, completed its 6th successful season in partnership with the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District in 2018. Invasive weeds are a significant threat to thriving intact native riparian forests, home to endangered salmon and other beloved forest species, prompting “Captain Smackdown*” to take action…