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NOAA's Restoration Center Collection
Catalog of Images

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The Save the Bay boat carries reporters to the transplant site.
June 1997
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A NOAA scientist prepares a camera to document the transplant process at one of the sites.
June 1997
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Rock and gravel are delivered to the restoration site. The rock is placed with a bucket and pay-loader.
Peabody and Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts March 13, 2002
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Volunteers move the new "fish habitat".
Peabody and Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts March 13, 2002
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Initial arrival of the "raw fish habitat".
Peabody and Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts March 13, 2002
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PG&E Corp assist the project by providing a front-end loader and man power for the volunteer-based restoration project.
Peabody and Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts March 13, 2002
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Cobble habitat is tossed into North River to replace storm water sediments on the river bottom.
Peabody and Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts March 13, 2002
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Volunteers work to restore smelt spawning habitat.
Peabody and Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts March 13, 2002
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State biologists Brad Chase and Mike Armstrong search for smelt eggs. A 2001 discovery of smelt eggs in the river led to the development of the initial development of the restoration project.
Peabody and Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts March 13, 2002
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Mike Armstrong, Massachusetts Department of Marine Fisheries, pitches in at the restoration site.
Peabody and Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts March 13, 2002
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Volunteers work on site with Karen Young (standing) of Salem Sound 2000.
Peabody and Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts March 13, 2002
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Volunteers at the town boundary work to place habitat structure.
Peabody and Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts March 13, 2002
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Volunteers take a hard-earned lunch break.
Peabody and Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts March 13, 2002
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Volunteers place two sizes of rock at the site, large and small cobble.
Peabody and Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts March 13, 2002
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The restored bottom in the foreground of the picture.
Peabody and Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts March 13, 2002
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Looking downstream, note the new light colored rocks on the bottom.
Peabody and Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts March 13, 2002
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A patch of new spawning habitat.
Peabody and Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts March 13, 2002
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A close-up of a small size patch of new habitat.
Peabody and Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts March 13, 2002
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100,000 pounds of stone later...Volunteers smile and relax after completion of the work.
Peabody and Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts March 13, 2002
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Former Seaboard Lumber site, was renamed Herring House following restoration. This is the site design layout.
Seattle, King County, Washington
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Herring House site prior to restoration activities. The site consisted primarily of a parking lot.
Seattle, King County, Washington
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Seattle, WA from Kellogg Island, Duwamish River
Seattle, King County, Washington November 14, 1994
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View from the Herring House site across to Kellogg Island and beyond to the Duwamish River.
Seattle, King County, Washington November 14, 1994
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No restoration work is planned for Kellogg Island at this time, it is considered a bird sanctuary and wildlife habitat.
Seattle, King County, Washington November 14, 1994
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Turning Basin, Elliott Bay
Seattle, King County, Washington Circa 2000
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View across from Turning Basin.
Seattle, King County, Washington November 14, 1994
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Duwamish River, Norfolk outfall by Boeing at Turning Basin
Seattle, King County, Washington November 14, 1994
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Storm water run off adjacent to the Turning Basin No. 3 project. This area is unofficially called PAL creek. It is seen here in its pre restored condition.
Seattle, King County, Washington November 14, 1994
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Former Kenco Marine has been purchased by the Muckleshhot Indian Tribe on behalf of the Eliot Bay/ Duwamish River Natural Resource Trustees. The habitat value of the property will be enhanced by removing the structure on the site and pulling back the shoreline to create mudflat, salt marsh, and a riparian buffer habitat for fish and wildlife.
Seattle, King County, Washington November 14, 1994
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Hamm Creek, a Coastal America project to restore salmon spawning habitat.
Seattle, King County, Washington November 14, 1994
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Hamm Creek, a Coastal America project to clean channel to provide better habitat conditions for spawning salmon. This project involved the planting of trees and placement of rock to control erosion and removal of the old ferry.
Seattle, King County, Washington November 14, 1994
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An oiled common murre
San Mateo Coast, San Mateo County, California Circa 1996
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An adult common murre. The common murre sustained the highest level of injuries after the Apex Houston oil spill.
San Mateo Coast, San Mateo County, California Circa 1996
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Local schoolchildren from the Half Moon Bay area repaint the decoys that were used to attract common murres back to Devil Slide Rock.
San Mateo Coast, San Mateo County, California Circa 1996
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Devil Slide Rock from the water
San Mateo Coast, San Mateo County, California Circa 1996
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Project personnel deploy decoys onto Devil Slide Rock.
San Mateo Coast, San Mateo County, California Circa 1996
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Project personnel deploy decoys onto Devil Slide Rock.
San Mateo Coast, San Mateo County, California Circa 1996
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Scientists and project personnel arrive at Devils Rock to begin placing decoys to attract common murres.
San Mateo Coast, San Mateo County, California Circa 1996
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Little Eightmile Ranch along the Lemhi River, one of the areas selected for for the livestock exclusion fencing restoration project. This image shows the stream prior to the fencing. Erosion is evident.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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Little Eightmile Ranch along the Lemhi River, one of the areas selected for for the livestock exclusion fencing restoration project. This image shows the stream prior to the fencing. Erosion is evident.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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Blackbird Creek, at the mine site. This creek is devoid of life because of the high levels of copper leached from the mine. Contamination is from acid mine drainage containing high levels of copper.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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Little Eightmile ranch, another view of the eroding habitats.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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Little Eightmile ranch, another view of the eroding habitats. More evidence of cattle damage. Over 6.5 miles of fencing was placed to protect the Lemhi River and was completed in 1998, as part of the restoration.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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An image showing the healthy riparian habitat. Restoration goals include undercut banks, woody debris in the water, and clean stream bottom.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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Big Spring Creek on Little Eightmile Ranch, two miles of the creek were fenced to exclude livestock and protect the riparian habitat.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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A close-up of the fencing type used at the Little Eightmile Ranch site.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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A pair of Chinook salmon on a redd. Lemhi, River, Eightmile Ranch.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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Panther Creek, an image of the stream that was affected by Blackbird Mine. The creek had very good habitat but for the mine discharge. By 1960 steelhead trout and chinook salmon were extirpated from the river due to the contaminants released at Blackbird Mine.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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An image of the lower section of Panther Creek.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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An image of the middle section of Panther Creek.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County

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