Snake & Deford Creek Restoration Projects

The North San­ti­am Water­shed Coun­cil has been work­ing with landown­ers in the Snake-Deford Creek Sub-basin since 2008. Projects fund­ed by the Ore­gon Water­shed Enhance­ment Board (OWEB), BLM Title II Fund­ing and by the USDA Farm Ser­vices CREP pro­gram have  include improv­ing fish habi­tat by adding large wood to the streams; remov­ing  non native inva­sive species and plant­i­ng native trees and shrubs along the ripar­i­an areas and replac­ing under­sized cul­verts with larg­er struc­tures that allow year round fish passage.

Fish Passage Improvements

Stream Bank & Fish Habitat Improvements

August 2014
Sep­tem­ber 2014
Jan­u­ary 2015