Forest management efforts at the Lost Lake Preserve, including thinning to improve habitat, wildfire danger, and aesthetics begins with the support of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Stewardship Program and volunteers.
Category: OHA's Restoration Program
Triple Creek, Phase 3 begins, with funding once again from Department of Ecology’s Section 319 grant, and support from USFWS, NOAA, and many local organizations and community members. This grant focuses on continued development of a diverse riparian habitat as the incision trench decreases and sinuosity increases.
Phase 2 of the Triple Creek grant, to reconnect Myers Creek to its historic floodplain begins, with funding from Department of Ecology, and support from land stewards, partnering agencies, organizations and individuals.
Triple Creek Project is awarded funds from Department of Ecology’s Section 319 grant, to conduct creek and wetland restoration, with OHA leading the collaborative effort.
OHA kicks off multi-year forest thinning plan with work party; habitat piles are built using slash and downed wood
Trail markers and trailhead signs are added to trail
OHA and Curlew Job Corps add upper loop to Lost Lake upland forest hiking trail
16 owl, swallow, duck, and flying squirrel nest boxes are installed at Lost Lake Wetland and Wildlife Preserve
OHA invites Trout Unlimited to partner with landowners and OHA on the Triple Creek Restoration Project, planning process is initiated and USFWS joins team shortly afterward