Bringing Back The Salmon And The Bighorns

The John Day River is renowned as one of the Northwest’s “salmon strongholds” and as the home of Oregon’s most prolific Bighorn herds. Join Richard Ross, Oregon Paleo Lands Institute Board Chair, David Colbeck of the Wild Salmon Center, and Debra Bunch, Watershed Technician, Wheeler Soil and Water Conservation Dist., for a tour of salmon and big game habitat restoration in the mid-John Day Canyon. The Columbia’s longest free-flowing tributary hosts some the basin’s healthiest steelhead and spring Chinook. We may also glimpse the area’s first new herd of Bighorns in a century, find signs of bear, mule deer, and elk, and will see the area’s diverse bird life. The tour will explore ways that local conservation projects have restored fish passage, enhanced riparian and range habitat, and improved upland wildlife habitat.

9AM-3PM  Meet at Service Creek Trading Post, Highway 19, 20 miles southeast of Fossil.    

Instructors: Richard Ross, OPLI, Staff Wild Salmon Center TBD, Debra Bunch, Wheeler Soil and Water Conservation Dist. $25 includes lunch, workshop materials, plant and animal checklists, $2 carbon neutral contribution.


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