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Crystal Springs Restoration

In the early 2000s we visited Portland’s Reed College campus to look at what was then the beginning of an effort to bring salmon back to an urban stream. We returned this past summer to see how things have turned out. We find an urban creek that’s now home to river otters, brook lamprey, steelhead and salmon.

Crystal Springs Restoration Site
Reed College
City of Portland
Walking Tour of Crystal Springs
Crystal Springs Partnership on Facebook


Producer - Ed Jahn
Editor/Videographer - Todd Sonflieth
Videographer - Nicholas Fisher
Special Thanks - Reed College

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Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2513
Most Recent Broadcast: March 27, 2014