Jackson-Frazier Wetland Long Term Restoration Project

Community Meeting on January 18th, 2018 to share and learn about the Long Term Restoration Project!

An interactive Community Open House will occur on January 18th from 5:30-7:00 PM at the Cheldelin Middle School, Cafeteria Room 49.  Come join and share your ideas!

Overview

Starting January 2017, the Benton County Natural Areas & Parks Advisory Board recommended that staff begin the recommended Phase 1: Jackson-Frazier Long Term Habitat Restoration Project.

The Phase 1 plan was developed by the technical team of Willamette Valley wetland scientists, managers, and consultants.  The Phase 1 report completed in October 2017, provides solutions for major impacts to a large and significant wetland resource that were first documented by the State of Oregon 32 years ago- prior to county protection and stewardship.

During November 2017, community outreach on the proposed plan will be completed in addition to staff work to gain grant funding for Phase 2 implementation of the Phase 1 plan.

Download the full Phase 1 Report & Executive Summary in the documents links below.

Phase 2 of Jackson-Frazier Wetland Long Term Restoration project began in November 2017, with development of a proposal to the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board Restoration Grant Program.  

 

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South wetland prairie vernal pond
North boundary Jackson/Frazier creeks within forested wetland habitat
North boundary wetland prairie habitat