Neawanna River Coastal Wetlands

Project #: 196836  –   Updated: July 26, 2012

Project Summary

The North Coast Land Conservancy protected a significant portion of the remaining healthy estuarine ecosystem of the Neawama River. The Neawanna wetlands, located at the head of the Necanicum estuary, are relatively intact considering its location and the history of development in the area. This acquisition of 58.54 acres of habitat ensures the future protection of these invaluable resources for the people of Oregon. The project goals were accomplished through land acquisition, active habitat restoration, comprehensive management of coastal wetlands, and public education and outreach.

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Location (by county):
Clatsop County (OR)

Watersheds:
Necanicum

Congressional Districts:
OR District 01

Bird Conservation Regions:
Northern Pacific Rainforest

USFWS Regions:
Pacific Region

Project size:
48.13 acres

Public Access

Site Name Publicly Accessible
Site 4: Neawanna River No
Site 2: Neawanna River No
Site 10: Neawanna River No
Site 9: Neawanna River No
Site 8: Neawanna River No
Site 7: Neawanna River No
Site 6: Neawanna River No
Site 5: Neawanna River No
Site 3: Neawanna River No
Site 1: Neawanna River No

Full Project Description

The North Coast Land Conservancy protected a significant portion of the remaining healthy estuarine ecosystem of the Neawama River. The Neawanna wetlands, located at the head of the Necanicum estuary, are relatively intact considering its location and the history of development in the area. This acquisition of 58.54 acres of habitat ensures the future protection of these invaluable resources for the people of Oregon. The project goals were accomplished through land acquisition, active habitat restoration, comprehensive management of coastal wetlands, and public education and outreach.

This project was supported by funding from the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board and US Fish and Wildlife's Coastal Wetlands grants program.

The location shown on the map is approximate, and is based on the locations specified in the original project proposal, not on the final outcome. Please contact North Coast Land Conservancy for more specific spatial information.

Goals and Targets

Targeted habitats:

    • Wetlands and Riparian Habitats

Targeted species were not provided for this project.

Actions

Project Actions
Land acquisition for conservation (fee simple, etc.) Show/Hide details
Improve the function of an existing wetland Show/Hide details
Education Show/Hide details

Assistance

Direct Funding
US Fish and Wildlife Service (Federal Government) Show/Hide details

Outcomes

Is the success of this project's actions being monitored?   No/Unknown

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Organization

North Coast Land Conservancy
(Non-Governmental Organization)

Primary Contact

Ginger Phalen
US Fish and Wildlife Service
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Partners

  • City of Seaside
  • Oregon Habitat Joint Venture
  • Coastal Studies Technology Center

Project Photos

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