Tag Archives: stream restoration

1,000 Miles: We’re Almost There!


Written by: Daryl Kenny

Farmer Creek, OR
Photo by Trout Unlimited

Put yourself into the scene above. Imagine standing on the banks of the tranquil Farmer Creek in Oregon on a warm autumn afternoon, listening to the music of the stream. Not too long ago this idyllic trout spawning ground was blocked by a perched culvert. Thanks to the Orvis/TU 1,000 Miles Campaign this stream is once again full of life. Wouldn’t you love to see more of this?…

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TU 1,000 Miles: Talk about a Great Investment!


Written by: Daryl Kenny

 


How’s this for a piece of paradise?!
Photo by Phil Monahan

Everybody loves a good investment! As the Orvis/Trout Unlimited 1,000 Miles Campaign wraps up the 2015 culvert repair season, have we got a deal for you! All through September Orvis will match your donation, dollar for dollar…but wait, there’s more: . . .

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TU 1,000 Miles: Collaboration Key to Success


Day 1, July 24, 2015
Photo by Joe Norton

If you’ve ever wondered about the “how” of a culvert replacement project, TU’s Joe Norton invites us along on this beautifully documented project at Wood’s Brook, on the Indian Stream. . .

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Orvis/TU 1,000 Miles: George Creek


Written by: Daryl Kenny

George Creek culvert prior to replacement. Note width of outflow pool and overflow pipe, above right.
Photo by NNWC

George Creek Culvert Project – Nestucca River, Oregon

The Nestucca River on Oregon’s North Coast is a major producer of wild salmon (chinook, coho, chum) and trout (winter steelhead and coastal cutthroat). George Creek is a critical spawning and rearing tributary to the lower Nestucca used by all of these species.

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1,000 Miles: Moose Run Post-Irene


Written by: Daryl Kenny

A severely perched culvert
Photo by Colin Lawson

Prior to Tropical Storm Irene (TSI), the Moose Run road stream crossing on Nason Brook was a 35-foot long, 4-foot corrugated metal pipe located 2.35 miles upstream from the mainstem of the White River in Rochester, Vermont. The culvert washed out completely due to severe flooding…

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Photos: Reconnecting Fish Creek, Part of the Orvis/TU 1,000 Miles Project

Written by: Paul Burnett, TU Weber River Restoration Project Manager


The Fish Creek culvert before complete failure in 2010.

Sometimes, we are left with a mess. I was recently talking to Charles, one of the landowners involved in our Fish Creek Reconnection project in Utah’s Weber River Basin. He was telling me about how. . .

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