Applegate Partnership & Watershed Council
Applegate Partnership & Watershed Council

Fish Passage Restoration in the Applegate Watershed - 2018

Forest Creek Dam Fish Passage Project - A portion of the dam still exists on the right side of the photo, Photo by APWC 1/20/19

On Sept. 18, 2017 the Forest Creek Dam created passage and stranding issues for local aquatic species.  In the summer of 2018 the APWC worked with Tom Maddox, 4M Timber/Local contractor/landowner/business owner, to complete a bypass channel around the dam.  The project was designed by Cascade Stream Solutions to benefit the landowner, who was experiencing streambank erosion below the dam, and passage for aquatic species, including steelhead and Coho Salmon.  These two photos were taken in the same location looking upstream.  The stream channel was shifted to the west allowing us to partially remove the dam, enhance the stream channel and stabilize the streambank for the landowner.

Past Project Photos







Lecture Series

8/14/19 6th Annual Outdoor Film & Poetry Reading



Current Articles

5/1/19 Prescribed Burning for a Safer Community 


General Board Mtg: 

4th Thursday of each month, 6:30-8:30p

Applegate Library, North Applegate Road

contact Janelle Dunlevy  

(No Nov./Dec. General Board Meetings)


Aquatic & Riparian Committee Mtgs:

2nd Wednesday of each month, 3-5p

Ruch Library or APWC Office, contact Janelle Dunlevy for more information


Outreach & Educaiton Committee Mtg:

On hold until further notice.


The first and foremost goal of our non-profit organization is to work collaboratively to improve the well-being of the Applegate watershed from ridge top to ridge top. Have you ever thought about how much your skills and time could contribute to your community just by volunteering? Become a member.

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