State updates salmonid habitat map


February 9, 2022

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Salmonid map, east Linn County

The State of Oregon last week released an updated essential salmonid habitat map, which shows streams where activities like building docks or adding riprap usually require a removal-fill permit.

The map identifies streams that are critical habitat for Chinook salmon, steelhead trout, and other sensitive, threatened or endangered fish species. Oregon law protects these streams by requiring a removal-fill permit for most projects that remove or add any materials.

The map, which can be viewed at, highlights nearly all of the South Santiam River and...

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