Salt Creek Fish Passage at River Mile 1.6

Salt Creek is a small stream that meets Little Butte Creek near the community of Lake Creek. Despite its size, it maintains a steady flow of cool water throughout the summer, making it a very good place for cold-water fish like trout and salmon to rear. Unfortunately, nine diversion dams interrupt fish movement along roughly … Read more »

Little Butte Creek Floodplain Rehabilitation

Little Butte Creek contributes to the seasonal drinking water supply of over 136,000 Rogue valley residents. It is also a priority stream for the recovery of threatened Coho Salmon. Unfortunately, due to land management practices, erosion is high, water quality is low, and Coho Salmon habitat is limited. To alleviate erosion, the steep banks were … Read more »

Salt Creek at River Mile 3.5

Salt Creek is a small stream that meets Little Butte Creek near the community of Lake Creek. Despite its size, it maintains a steady flow of cool water throughout the summer, making it a very good place for cold-water fish like trout and salmon to rear. Unfortunately, eight diversion dams interrupt fish movement along roughly … Read more »

Salt Creek at River Mile 3.0

GOALS: Restoration actions will provide the necessary ecological components to improve water quality, stream process, and aquatic and terrestrial habitats that build a resilient ecosystem and robust fish, plant, and animal populations. CONTRACTORS: Strauss Ecological Services, Four Elements Forestry, Black Dog Archaeology¬†¬† PROJECT MAPS SUMMARY Salt Creek is a small stream that meets Little Butte … Read more »