Lower North Scappoose Creek Restoration

In order to address key limiting factors for salmonids, this restoration will improve and enhance fish and wildlife habitat along a quarter of mile section of North Scappoose Creek.

The project goals are to:

  • Enhance fish habitat and instream channel complexity
  • Increase native vegetation and diversity along riparian corridor to reduce streambank erosion, increase stream shading, and support future large wood availability

Improvements to the physical habitat quality and complexity include installing large wood within the stream bank, laying back a short section of the streambank, and adding a significant amount of native riparian vegetation.


Project activities will occur primarily on the left (north) bank of North Scappoose Creek between Hwy 30 and Scappoose-Vernonia Road.


Project construction: June – September 2019
Riparian planting: October 2019 – April 2020

Project Map

Lower North Scappoose Creek

More Information:

For more information contact Pat at 503-397-7904 or email: pat@scappoosebay-wc.org.



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