8 Miles of Cold Water

Johnson Creek Fish Passage Projects to Open 8 Miles of Cold-water Habitat for Long-Denied Summer Steelhead

Adult steelhead jumping out of water in front of a small waterfall
Summer steelhead. USFWS Photo: Laura Mahoney
Water flowing out of a metal culvert into Johnson Creek
Culvert outfall in Johnson Creek at the SR 97 project site. Copyright photo by Trout Unlimited; used with permission
A map of the Canada and Washington with a marker on the location of the Johnson Creek project and an insert showing a close up of the two project sites.
Johnson Creek project area. USFWS map created using ArcGIS® by Esri: Lena Chang
Summer steelhead swimming underwater near rocks
Summer steelhead. USFWS Photo: John Heil
A top-down view of a long culvert draining into Johnson Creek with trees in the foreground
Water flowing in Johnson Creek through a metal and concrete debris screen structure
Left: Culvert outfall at the Greenacres project site. Right: Culvert debris screen at the SR 97 project site. Copyright photos by Trout Unlimited; used with permission

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