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Public Meeting to Discuss Dosewallips River

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OLYMPIA, Wash. – Olympic National Forest, in partnership with the Wild Fish Conservancy and the Hood Canal Coordinating Council, will host a public meeting on November 30 from 6:00 until 7:00 PM at the Brinnon Community Center, located at 306144 Highway 101 in Brinnon.  The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss a proposed series of Engineered Log Jam restoration projects designed to stabilize the river channel, reduce flooding, and improve fish habitat within the Dosewallips River.  Project proponents will explain the goals and objectives of the proposed project and gather comments from the public.

 

A pre-meeting site tour of existing Engineered Log Jams will also be held from 4:00 until 4:30 PM on November 30 in Dosewallips State Park.  Please meet at the Day Use area of Dosewallips State Park, located on the access road on the east side of Highway 101, south of the river.

 

For additional information about the proposed project, the site tour, or the public meeting, please contact Marc McHenry, Olympic National Forest Fish Biologist, at 360-765-2231.  For more information about Olympic National Forest, visit www.fs.usda.gov/olympic

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