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Three Oregon Fish Passage Projects Awarded $750,000 in Funding 
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Three Oregon Fish Passage Projects Awarded $750,000 in Funding 

Three fish passage projects in Oregon’s Tillamook County have received a total of $750,000 in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds as part of a long-term effort to restore 95% of historic habitat connectivity for five types of Endangered Species Act-listed salmonids and Pacific lamprey.  The projects, part of the “Salmon SuperHwy” strategic effort, are also intended to reduce flooding and improve public safety in the flood-prone coastal community. The funding is through a $200 million package from the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service for restoring fish and wildlife passage by removing in-stream barriers and providing technical assistance under the National Fish Passage Program.  The ‘Salmon SuperHwy’ is an effort to restore access to nearly 180 miles of blocked habitat throughout six...