Woodman Creek Fish Passage

Working with rail authorities and landowners to find solutions

To learn more about this project, check out our short video “Return to Abundance, Part III: Barrier Removal”:

Project Goal

Restore unimpeded access for Chinook salmon, coho salmon, and steelhead from the mainstem Eel River into Woodman Creek, completing a second state-of-art fish passage projects along the North Western Pacific Railroad line.

Recent Accomplishments

  • Completed the engineering designs for the $2 million barrier removal project;
  • Achieved critical support from the North Coast Rail Authority and neighboring private landowners;
  • Received $2.2 million in funding from CDFW’s Fisheries Restoration Grant Program for the entire project implementation.

 What We Will Achieve in 2016-17

  • Implement barrier removal project.

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California Trout, Inc.

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