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Ferguson Creek Model Watershed

As part of the Willamette Model Watershed Program, work in the Ferguson Creek basin is aimed at reaching out to property owners and working with them to enhance stream health and habitat for fish and wildlife. The focus includes improving stream and floodplain interaction, restoring fish passage by addressing problem culverts and other barriers, enhancing wetlands, controlling target weed species, and revegetating riparian zones to benefit water quality and habitat for native species, such as cutthroat trout.

 

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Project Type: 
Riparian Restoration,
Culvert Replacement,
wetlands
Project Partners: 
Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board
Bureau of Land Management
Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife
National Fish & Wildlife Foundation
Project start date: 
September 1, 2009
Estimated complete date: 
March 1, 2019
Watershed: 
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