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Conservation District offered grant to replace fish passage barrier for salmon recovery


Central Klickitat Conservation District (CKCD) was awarded a grant of $158,108 from the Family Forest Fish Passage Program. The grant was awarded by the Salmon Recovery Funding Board (SRFB), a division of the Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO), and will be used for the following:

CKCD is sponsoring this fish passage project on Jenkins Creek, which is a tributary to the Little Klickitat River. This private forest land road has four corrugated steel culverts, all approximately four ft. in diameter, which block upstream passage by salmonids. These culverts will be removed and replaced with a 50 ft. long steel bridge. Correction of this barrier will improve access to 7.97 miles of hi...

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