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Nutrient enrichment time: Keep dogs away from salmon chunks


September 20, 2017

If you’re next to one of the local waterways in coming weeks and see chunks of fish on the shore or floating in the water, don’t call the game warden.

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is conducting its annual “nutrient enrichment” program, ODFW Wildlife Biologist Karen Hans said.

Due to big numbers of spring Chinook that returned to the South Santiam Hachery this year, Hans said more fish will be deposited in local creeks and in more locations than normal.

She said plans are to dump chunks in Wiley and Moose creeks, Soda Fork and the Main Stem of the South Santiam, and pos...

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