Wilcox Reach - North Shoreline Protection

Salmonid Habitat Restoration and Acquisition

Land or Easement Acquisition
Project ID16-1450 A
Recovery DomainsPuget Sound
Start Date01/19/2018
End Date03/15/2021
Year2019
StatusCompleted
Last Edited05/03/2024
 
1 - 1

Description    


The Nisqually Land Trust permanently protected 174 acres through fee acquisition along the north shoreline of the Wilcox Reach of the Nisqually River, near Yelm in Pierce County. This property includes 1 mile of river shoreline, over 100 acres in the floodplain and channel migration zone, and over 20 acres of forested wetland on the hilltop at the top of the bluff in the northeast corner of the property. This project doubled the area permanently protected in Pierce County as a part of the Land Trusts Lackamas Flats Protected Area and this site is directly across the river from an additional 41 acres of permanently protected shoreline and riparian habitat.

Both the Nisqually Chinook Salmon Recovery Plan and the Nisqually Steelhead Recovery Plan identify this reach of the Nisqually River as a high priority for habitat protection.

Project Benefit    


Protect Nisqually River high priority habitat for Chinook salmon and steelhead trout as listed in the Nisqually Chinook Salmon Recovery Plan and the Nisqually Steelhead Trout Recovery Plan.

Accomplishments

Metric Completed Originally
Proposed
Land Acquisition
  Acres Acquired or Protected 174.0 185.0
  Stream Bank Miles Acquired
  or Protected
1.02 1.02

Funding Details

SourceFunds
PCSRF$133,239
State$914,472
Other$218,841
Report Total:$1,266,552


Project Map



Worksites

1-Wilcox Reach 3 North Shorel    


  • Worksite Identifier: 1-Wilcox Reach 3 North Shorel
  • Start Date:
  • End Date:
Area Description

No Area Description data was found for this worksite.

Location Information

  • Basin:
  • Subbasin:
  • Watershed:
  • Subwatershed:
  • State: Washington
  • Recovery Domain: Puget Sound
  • Latitude: 46.86865743
  • Longitude: -122.48711312

ESU

  • Puget Sound/Strait of Georgia Coho Salmon ESU
  • Puget Sound Steelhead DPS
  • Odd-year
  • Puget Sound Chinook Salmon ESU
  • Puget Sound/Strait of Georgia Chum Salmon ESU

Map

Photos

Metrics

Metrics
  • C.0 Salmonid Habitat Restoration and AcquisitionY (Y/N)
    •      . . C.0.a Habitat restoration and acquisition funding 1,266,552.00
    •      . . C.0.b Length of stream treated/protected 1.02
    •      . . C.0.c
      Project identified in a Plan or Watershed Assessment
    •      . . C.0.d.1 Project Monitoring (LOV)
    •      . . C.0.d.2 Monitoring Location (LOV)
    •      . . C.10 Land or Easement AcquisitionY (Y/N)
      •      . . . . C.10.a Land acquisition funding 1,266,552.29
      •      . . . . C.10.b Habitat treatments applied (LOV)
      •      . . . . C.10.c.1 Acquisition or lease of land, wetland or estuarine area for conservationY (Y/N)
        •      . . . . . . C.10.c.2 Type of acquisition to protect habitat (LOV)
        •      . . . . . . C.10.c.3 Type of property protected (LOV)
        •      . . . . . . C.10.c.4 Date of expiration of protection12/31/9999 (mm/dd/yyyy)
        •      . . . . . . C.10.c.5 Miles of streambank protected by land or easement acquisition 1.02
        •      . . . . . . C.10.c.6 Acres of land, wetland or estuarine area acquired 174.0