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Santiam — Calapooia Regional Partnership

The North San­tiam, South San­tiam and Calapooia Water­shed Coun­cils’ mis­sion is “Think­ing and col­lab­o­rat­ing region­ally to build capac­ity to work locally.  Our Vision: Clean healthy waters with eco­log­i­cal flows, native species recov­ered and diverse, flood­plain con­nec­tiv­ity and healthy ripar­ian forests, as well as sta­ble economies with work­ing land­scapes that sup­port local pop­u­la­tions, and com­mu­ni­ties that sus­tain those natural […]

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Valentine Creek Habitat Restoration Project

Restora­tion and con­ser­va­tion efforts along the Valen­tine Creek trib­u­tary to the North San­tiam River are part of a larger regional ini­tia­tive to improve water­shed health. Valen­tine Creek Fast Facts Area: 21.8 square miles Stream Miles: 5.3 miles Ele­va­tion (ft): 479‑2562 Land Use: Forested– 36.8%, Agri­cul­ture– 18.3%, Urban– 4.3%, Rural/Non-Forest– 32.2% Fish Habi­tat Type & Stream Miles Chi­nook– 1.9 miles […]

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Bear Branch Habitat Restoration Project

Restora­tion and con­ser­va­tion efforts along the Bear Branch trib­u­tary to the North San­tiam River are part of a larger regional ini­tia­tive to improve water­shed health. Water­shed Quick Facts 1. How large is the area of land that drains into Bear Branch Creek? 13 square miles 2. How long is Bear Branch Creek? 10 miles 3. What […]

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Stout Creek Fish habitat Resotration

The Stout Creek Habitat Restoration Project

If you’ve  ever dri­ven through the San­tiam Canyon, you’ve prob­a­bly seen Stout Creek.  It runs pretty close to State High­way 22 for a cou­ple of miles before it joins the North San­tiam near Mehama.  On the other hand, you might have missed it. It isn’t very big, the entire water­shed is about eleven and a […]

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