Metolius River wood restoration project environmental assessment

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Title: Metolius River wood restoration project environmental assessment
Author: Sisters Ranger District (Or.)
Abstract: Proposes to restore fish habitat in the Upper Metolius River by providing in-stream wood that will act as rearing and resting habitat. Includes placing 206 structures with approximately 930 logs in critical areas over a span of 11 miles of river, increasing in-stream large woody debris densities by up to 11 times the existing levels in some reaches.
Description: 139 pp. Tables, maps, glossary, appendices, references. The Metolius River is one of the largest spring-fed drainages in Oregon. It originates in the forested hills of the Cascade Range from springs two miles south of Camp Sherman. The Metolius River flows about 29 miles before meeting the Deschutes River at Lake Billy Chinook. Captured January 15, 2008.
Date: 2007-08-27

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