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Fish Barrier Removal

Culverts often create barriers to fish passage. Clark County's Public Works Department has successfully removed fish barriers at the following locations:

  • Winkler and Coyote creeks on the Washougal River near the Skamania County line.
  • Lockwood, Brickie, and Riley creeks on the East Fork of the Lewis River.
  • John Creek at NE Cedar Creek Road, Cedar Creek, North Forth of the Lewis River.

Funding for these projects includes $245,000 in grants. The county is currently investigating replacement of a culvert at a tributary creek to Cedar Creek crossing under Cedar Creek Road that is eligible for grants. For more information about culvert modifications, contact Heath Henderson at (360) 397-6118 ext. 4358 or heath.henderson@clark.wa.gov.

Endangered Species Act Program Manager: Ron Wierenga
Mailing address: P.O. Box 9810, Vancouver WA 98666-9810
Street Address: Clark County Public Service Center, Room 150, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver, WA 98660.
Main phone: (360) 397-2121 ext. 4345 | Fax: (360) 397-2062 Relay 711 or (800) 833-6384
E-mail: Ron Wierenga

Responsible Elected Official: Clark County Commissoners

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