State releases 2023 salmonid habitat map

Update adds 50 miles of habitat


February 8, 2023

The State of Oregon on Feb. 1 released the 2023 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 can be viewed at

The map is updated as often as yearly to reflect current...

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