News Coverage of South Fork Floodplain Enhancement

On October 9th, the local news aired a story about the work being done on the South Fork McKenzie River. It’s so gratifying to do the hard work of planning, funding and implementing projects like this when we get *big* and immediate results. We are so grateful for our partners at the USFS Willamette National …

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Deer Creek

In 2016, the US Forest Service and the watershed council partnered to implement a restoration project on the lower portion of Deer Creek. The intent was to resort natural processes that create and maintain diverse habitat for fish and wildlife. Constraining berms were removed and material redistributed within the incised mainstem channel. Large wood was …

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Lower Deer Creek

The Lower Deer Creek Enhancement Project is located on Deer Creek in the McKenzie River Sub-basin at river mile 49 near the unincorporated community of Nimrod. The Lower Deer Creek Enhancement Project seeks to enhance impaired aquatic habitat conditions that have affected native fish including ESA-Threatened spring chinook salmon, Oregon Sensitive coastal cutthroat trout, and …

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Contact

McKenzie Watershed Alliance
P.O. Box 70166
Springfield, OR 97475