The Anadromous Fish Restoration Program

Cow Creek

map of watershed showing location of dams and major roads

Watershed Information


PRODUCTION
Species 1967-1991 Baseline Target 1992-2009 Average Increase Percent Change
fall-run Chinook salmon 2,330       4,600       1,837       -493       -21.2      
WATERSHED STATISTICS ANADROMOUS HABITAT COORDINATORS
  Watershed area:   425 square miles
  Watershed Priority:  not designated
  Total storage:  0 acre-feet
  Historic:   Unknown miles  
  Current:   To be determined miles  ( 0 %)
     Brenda Olson
STATUS
The current fall-run average of 3,087 is based on only two years of escapement data, 2006 and 2007.
RESTORATION
  Projected number of restoration projects:   >3   Projected total cost of restoration:   $6,000,000.00
  Total invested to date:  AFRP    $15,000.00  other    $0.00

Actions and Evaluations

Status Description
Not Addressed A4. Fence select riparian corridors within the watershed to exclude livestock.
Not Addressed A3. Improve passage at agricultural diversion dams.
Not Addressed A2. Screen all diversions to protect all life history stages of anadromous fish.
Not Addressed A1. Supplement flows with water acquired from willing sellers consistent with applicable guidelines or negotiate agreements to provide flows for suitable passage and spawning for fall-run chinook salmon adults and adequate summer rearing habitat for juvenile steelhead.

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