ESA | Minto-Brown Island Park
Title: Minto-Brown Island Park Floodplain Restoration
Project: Salem, OR
Summary: ESA VA provided restoration design, hydraulic modeling, public involvement, National Environmental Policy Act documentation, bidding services, and construction observation services for this 166 acre Natural Resources Conservation Service floodplain habitat restoration project at Minto-Brown Island Park on the Willamette river in Salem, Oregon. This was an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act project with an aggressive design and NEPA schedule and important stakeholder communications related to converting the land from agricultural use. The park is designated by the state as a propriety area for habitat protection and restoration opportunities.