This acquisition project permanently protects 135 acres of riparian land along the upper Elochoman River. The Elochman River and many of its tributaries within this project site are important habitat for juvenile and adult coho, Chinook, and steelhead salmonids. Endangered marbled murrelet and northern spotted owl are found near the project site. also in the near vicinity. Future restoration actions at the site may include road removal, culvert upgrades, conifer plantings, and weed control.