Lower Middle Fork Reach Acquisition
#16-WLT-RCO2042 #16-WLT-RCO2042
Organization WRIA 1 Salmon Recovery Board (LE)
Status Completed
Schedule Start Date: 12/7/2016 End Date: 12/7/2017
Priority 3
Category Category: Acquisition/Restoration (Combination)
DESCRIPTION
This project will acquire a 5-7 acre parcel in the forested floodplain of the Lower Middle Fork Nooksack River. Once acquired, structures will be removed, the habitat connectivity will be enhanced, including side channels, stream beds, riparian forest to the main stem of the Middle Fork.The site is along Canyon Lake Creek, a tributary of the lower Middle Fork Nooksack River, and lies with the floodplain, with side channels. The overall goal is to protect Tier 1 Chinook Salmon habitat and habitat-forming natural processes as part of overall efforts in the lower Middle Fork Nooksack to protect and enhance salmon habitat and reconnect floodplains to River for habitat diversity and climate change mitigation.
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FUNDING
Project Cost
$100,798.73
Proposed Funds $0
Allocated Funds $100,798.73
Expended Funds $0
Balance $100,798.73
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LOCATION
US WA WRIA:1 Nooksack
Legislative Districts:42
Puget Sound Process Units:Delta NKS
USGS Level 6 Hydro Regions:Lower Middle Fork Nooksack River
Steelhead PCH:Medium
USGS Level 5 Hydro Regions:Middle Fork Nooksack River
ESA Listed Salmon/Steelhead Status:Not Warranted
ESA Listed Salmon/Steelhead DPS/ESU:Odd Year Pink Salmon - Not Warranted
Bulltrout Management Unit:Puget Sound
ESA Listed Salmon/Steelhead DPS/ESU:Puget Sound Steelhead - Threatened
ESA Listed Salmon/Steelhead DPS/ESU:Puget Sound\Strait of Georgia Coho Salmo
PSP Action Areas:San Juan Islands
ESA Listed Salmon/Steelhead Status:Species of Concern
US WA Township:T39-0N R5-0E S27
ESA Listed Salmon/Steelhead Status:Threatened
US WA Counties:Whatcom
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