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By Roger Dey

Public scoping open on USFS plan to re-route section of Copper Creek Rd.


August 29, 2018

Roger Dey

An overflow channel of Copper Creek bumps up against a section of the road that will be re-routed upslope.

The Lincoln Ranger District is working through the planning process for rerouting a one mile stretch of Copper Creek Road, located about a mile and a half north of Snowbank Lake, from it's current location near the waterway onto a bench upslope and away from the creek bottom.

The goal of the reroute is to help reduce potential impacts to important bull trout habitat in the area. Bull trout are...

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