USFS White River Oxbow Restoration Project
#SRP-01-10330 #SRP-01-10330
 Wenatchee Sub-basin White River USFS White River Oxbow Restoration Project
Organization Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board Lead Entity
Sponsor US Department of Agriculture Forest Service
Status Completed
Schedule Start Date: 1/1/2001 End Date: 1/1/2002
Priority 1
Category Category: Restoration
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DESCRIPTION
The objective of this project was to restore floodplain and river function and reclaim aquatic use of an oxbow by removing a turnpiked section of road and it's associated culverts that have been in place for nearly 30 years. Use of the off-channel habitat in the oxbows by threatened bull trout and endangered spring Chinook salmon and steelhead was limited due to passage problems at the culverts. The turnpiked segment of road also prohibited the interaction between the White River and its floodplain to dissipate flood flows.

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Legislative District 2022:12
Sections:13
County:Chelan
Chinook-Pop (ESU):Chinook-Upper Columbia River Spring, Wenatchee River, Endangered
Chinook2-Pop (ESU):Chinook-Upper Columbia River Summer/Fall, Not Warranted
HUC12:Lower White River (170200110105)
Sockeye-Pop (ESU):Sockeye-Lake Wenatchee, Not Warranted
Steelhead-Pop (ESU):Steelhead-Upper Columbia River, Wenatchee River, Threatened
Township:T28NR15E
Lead Entity Area:Upper Columbia
Salmon Recovery Regions:Upper Columbia River
WRIA:Wenatchee
HUC8:Wenatchee (17020011)
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ACTIVITY-INSTREAM HABITAT PROJECT PCSRF
Acres Of Off-Channel/Floodplain Connected Or AddedNot entered
Miles of Off-Channel Stream CreatedNot entered
Miles of Streambank Stabilized 00.7 Miles
Total Miles Of Instream Habitat TreatedNot entered
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