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Delta Parking Restrictions

Delta visitors should be aware that there are parking issues that are beginning to be addressed. Since the Delta is a multi use area, we do get many horse trailers.  The parking lot has multiple stalls dedicated to trailer parking.  These locations are clearly marked on the pavement as “Trailer Parking Only”, and must be left for that purpose. Additionally, No Parking restrictions have been added along th
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Seeking Help in Identifying Agressive Dog

Those who have been at the Delta this weekend may have noticed postings asking for help in finding a dog that attacked another visitors dog. With the high usage of the Delta, it’s important that all users have complete control of their dogs, and that dogs that are known to be aggressive are not brought without proper restraints. We’re asking for help in trying to identify the owner of the dog to ensure th
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Please Observe Area Restrictions During Powerline work on Sundial Island

I’ve been asked to send a reminder to stay clear of the construction work on Sundial Island in the Delta. This work entails constructing the new transmission line towers, and involves heavy equipment and high voltage. It’s important for everyone’s safety to keep out of the restricted areas. If users don’t comply, the Forest Service will implement an area closure during the work. Please pass th
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Equipment moving in, and powerline work starting

Equipment for the second phase of the powerline project on Sundial Island is starting.  We received notice that a large crane will me moved through the Delta and out to the island on Friday, 7/12 (though I’ve received a report that the crane may already be in place as of Thursday 7/11). This phase will be completing the task of moving the transmission lines from the old girder towers, to new pole type towers on
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Sundial Island Powerline Construction and Linework

Work will be resuming on the powerlines on Sundial Island the week of July 8th.  This work will involve erecting the new towers, stringing the lines, dismantling the old towers, and building service infrastructure (helicopter pads). Needless to say, there will again be heavy equipment at the delta.  Since this will be the last project to prepare for the removal of the dam and access to the island, it’s expected
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Proposed Troutdale Power Plant

We were briefed on a proposed power plant to be located on the West side of the Sandy River Delta.  The plant is proposed by an investment corporation, and they are in the process of applying for permits.  A public notice period is imminent. If interested, please refer to the following links for two presentations provided by the Sandy River Basin Watershed Council. We will post updates and clarifications when able. &
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Work Party Sunday, May 5th

We’ll have a small crew out at the Delta this weekend to do some work as well as a booth to share some information regarding the summers dam removal and other things Delta related. We’re planning on pulling some of the barbed wire that still remains along the Ranch Dike trail, and 1000 acres road.  While we’re there, we’ll also have an information booth set up at the intersection of 1000 Acres
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The Unsung Heroes of The Sandy River Delta

Check out our new video and please pick up your dog’s poop AND PUT IT IN A CAN!
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Reports of sick dogs at the Delta

There has been a couple of reports lately of dogs becoming ill, possibly after visits to the Delta.  One diagnosed case of Giardia, and another of Elokomin Fluke Fever, or Salmon Fluke. The dog with Fluke Fever is reported to have been lethargic, and feverish, and did not show other symptoms such as lymph gland swelling, or diarrhea which made diagnosis difficult.  The dog hadn’t eaten for 8 days and drank litt
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