From Our Files - November 1, 2023 Edition
November 1, 2023
Nov. 1, 1973
The Army Corps of Engineers is giving Foster and Green Peter a facelift. Projects at Foster include a day use area below the dam, a foot bridge over the Santiam River to fish hatchery, landscaping at the hatchery, a foot path from the dam to the viewpoint across from The Point Restaurant, and interpretive displays. The Green Peter dam will get visitor sites with parking and landscaping, and hydromulching from a fertilizer byproduct of paper mills.
George Mealey, board member of East-Linn Museum Society, met with Army Corps Parks Manager Ron Bailey to discuss future use of the...