Fish passage barrier removal, restore native vegetation, improve water quality, restore rearing and refuge habitat for Col River coho salmon, fall Chinook salmon, and Steelhead trout.

Ridgefield NWR - Post Office Lake

This project will restore hydrologic connection from the Post Office Lake floodplain wetland with the estuary while protecting privately owned farmland. The objective is to re-establish access and improve wetland function to approximately 80 acres of shallow water habitat for juvenile salmonids. Project Site Acres = 80.  This project is identified in the Fish & Wildlife Service Review of Conceptual Lower Columbia River Refuge Salmonid Restoration Projects