Lower Elochoman Estuary Restoration
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The Bonneville Power Administration is proposing to fund habitat restoration along the Elochoman River in Wahkiakum County, Wash. If BPA decides to fund the project, Columbia Land Trust will conduct restoration actions along the Elochoman River, approximately one and one half miles north of Cathlamet, Wash. Proposed restoration actions include the removal of a low levee along the Elochoman River, the filling of ditches on the property, tidal channel excavation, invasive vegetation control, and native vegetation plantings. The restoration would improve habitat for 13 Endangered Species Act-listed salmon and steelhead species, as well as other fish and wildlife species. BPA is analyzing the potential impacts of the proposal as required under the National Environmental Policy Act. As part of the NEPA analysis we are asking that you help us determine which issues should be addressed in the environmental analysis.
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Close of comment: 4/4/2016