1998 at a fish trap on the property. While PGE did not purchase the

upstream spawning habitat, it did purchase much of the mid-section
the creek where smolts rear.
“We are protecting the corridor the fish have to pass through,” said
John Esler, project manager in PGE’s Hydro Licensing department. “Most
of the spawning is further up in the tributaries.”
He said the purchase will allow PGE, or whoever manages the land in
future, to effect temperature, water quality and flow in the creek’s
rearing area.
“This is prime rearing habitat on what …

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