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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 […]

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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. […]

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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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