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Flood reduction project targeting business and residential property north of Tillamook closer to reality

TILLAMOOK, Ore. – A local flood reduction and fish and wildlife habitat restoration project is closer to realization now that Federal Emergency Management Agency officials are reviewing public comments and other materials related to the proposed Tillamook Southern Flow Corridor project…

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Flood reduction project targeting business and residential property north of Tillamook closer to reality. Tillamook County Pioneer. October 28, 2015.

Floodplain Restoration to Benefit Salmon on West Coast of US

US – Government agencies have come together on the West Coast of the US to reconnect floodplain habitat with salmon-bearing streams, which should help to improve salmon populations.

Salmon are severely impacted by the loss of floodplain habitats throughout the West Coast. In Oregon’s Tillamook Bay, nearly 90 per cent of estuaries’ tidal wetlands have been lost to development – threatening the survival of federally – protected coho salmon and the safety of the local community…

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Floodplain Restoration to Benefit Salmon on West Coast of US. The Fish Site. June 24, 2015.

Open house to focus on Tillamook flood reduction, habitat restoration project

TILLAMOOK, Ore. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency will host a Southern Flow Corridor Project open house this Wednesday, June 17.

The public is invited to drop in any time between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. at the Port of Tillamook Bay Officer’s Mess Hall, 6825 Officer’s Row, Tillamook, and ask questions or submit comments about the project, which aims to reduce flood damage and restore native fish and wildlife habitat in the Tillamook Bay estuary through the design and eventual construction of a safe passage for floodwater from the Wilson River to Tillamook Bay…

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Open house to focus on Tillamook flood reduction, habitat restoration project. Tillamook County Pioneer. June 16, 2015.

Port of Tillamook Bay wins FEMA Appeal

The Port of Tillamook Bay is now eligible to receive $4.3 million in federal funds for its flood reduction project planned northwest of the City of Tillamook. The eligibility ruling comes after two years of Port appeals within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The project, known as the Southern Flow Corridor, was developed by the local community in collaboration with state and federal agencies under the “Oregon Solutions” program.

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Port of Tillamook Bay wins FEMA Appeal . Tillamook Headlight Herald. April 20, 2013.