The Clackamas River Basin Council has many current and ongoing projects. The projects listed here have been updated in 2022. Please call us with any questions – we look forward to hearing from you : 503-303-4372.
Current Restoration Projects
In summer of 2022, the Clackamas River Basin Council completed the Sieben Riverbend Side Channel Enhancement project along the Clackamas River. The project involved restoring a historic side channel and its riparian habitat at the confluence of Sieben Creek with the Clackamas River. This side channel will create vital habitat for fish and wildlife.
Status: Construction finished in summer 2022, planting in 2022 and 2023, monitoring ongoing.
At Milo McIver State Park at the Kingfisher Campground, the Clackamas River Basin Council reconnected an historic side channel off the main-stem of the Clackamas River. This side channel will provide year-round habitat for juvenile threatened and endangered fish and other wildlife.
Status: Construction completed in 2021, planting completed in 2022, monitoring ongoing.
At Bonnie Lure State Park near Estacada, the Clackamas River Basin Council staged over 150 logs on Eagle Creek’s side channels to improve habitat conditions for Coho salmon, spring and fall Chinook salmon and pacific lamprey.
Status: Construction completed in 2020, planting completed in 2022, monitoring ongoing.