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Proposed floodplain restoration reduces flood risk and restores salmon habitat

Proposed floodplain restoration reduces flood risk and restores salmon habitat

  Tillamook County, Oregon, experiences frequent, seasonal flooding, resulting in considerable property damage. Credit: NOAA Salmon are severely impacted by the loss of floodplain habitats throughout the West Coast. In few places is this more pronounced than in Oregon’s Tillamook Bay, where nearly 90 percent of estuaries’ tidal wetlands have been lost to development—threatening the […]