Projects

  • Scappoose Confluence

    The North and South forks of Scappoose Creek come together just north of Scappoose. The Watershed Council addressed degraded creek conditions by installing large wood to develop additional channels and complexity for salmon habitat. Riparian vegetation along the confluence was also enhanced. The Council worked with two landowners to enhance

  • Hogan Ranch

    Hogan Ranch is located on the Scappoose Bay Bottomlands, an important wetland area of the watershed. In 2004 the NRCS acquired a conservation easement on the property, and between 2008 and 2010, the Council conducted water quality and vegetation studies as part of restoration and enhancement efforts. Water quality monitoring was

  • Nob Hill Nature Park

    Nob Hill Nature Park is an approximately 5-acre green space owned by the City of St. Helens. It is located at the south ends of 3rd and 4th streets near historic downtown St. Helens.  It can also be accessed from Plymouth St., right across from the water treatment facility (451 Plymouth

  • Fish Passage Corrections

    The Scappoose Bay Watershed Council has been working on replacing failing culverts with improved fish passages since 2001. We have worked with a wide variety of partners to remove or replace 43 barriers, opening up over 57 miles of creek for fish access. FIsh passage corrections have been based primarily on