Clear Creek Habitat Restoration

What's Happening

Pierce County Pierce County has received a grant to perform restoration work within the Clear Creek drainage basin from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). This grant is administered by the Commencement Bay Trustee Council consisting of local Indian Tribes and State and Federal regulatory agencies. The money has been dedicated to work that will improve ecological function in this area. Pierce County will be working with stakeholders and adjacent property owners to design projects that benefits farms, fish, and flood reduction. 

About the Project

This project proposes to create approximately 2,000 feet of stream channel, provide enhancements to existing wetlands, and improvement floodplain connectivity. The project will also perform invasive weed removal. Project site is located on Pierce County owned property along Canyon Creek, a tributary of Clear Creek. Construction is planned for summer 2022. 

Funding

Pierce County will combine local money with the grant funding mentioned above to complete this project.

Related

Clear Creek Flooding Project

Clear Creek Strategy Plan

Clear Creek Flood Gate Restoration