The Portland Water Bureau will employ a heavy-lift helicopter to restore salmon habitats in two tributaries of the Sandy River.
The helicopter will be used to fly in and place 520 logs along Gordon and Trout creeks.
Restoration work begins on Sept. 17 and will occur Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. for two weeks. During the restoration, Southeast Gordon Creek Road will be flagged at times for safety reasons.
The logs will be placed at 60 sites along the two creeks to replace large trees that would normally fall into the water and provide habitat suitable for native salmon species.
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