Railroad Island

Project #: 220885  –   Updated: February 18, 2014

Project Summary

63-acre riverine island in the Willamette

Location (by county):
Lane County (OR)

Upper Willamette

Congressional Districts:
OR District 04

Bird Conservation Regions:
Northern Pacific Rainforest

USFWS Regions:
Pacific Region

Project size:
63.0 acres

Public Access

Site Name Publicly Accessible
Railroad Island Yes

Full Project Description

63-acre riverine island in the Willamette

Goals and Targets

Primary motivations:

Conservation Mission

Consistent with plans:

Conservation Plan
Oregon Conservation Plan

Targeted Ecosystem Services:

  • Habitat/Biodiversity
  • Flood Risk Management
  • Endangered Species
  • Wetlands
  • Water Quality

Targeted habitats:

    • Aquatic
      • Rivers and Streams
    • Wetlands and Riparian Habitats
      • Lowland Riparian Forests and Shrublands
        • Coastal and Valley Lowland Riparian Forest and Shrubland

Targeted species were not provided for this project.


Project Actions
Land acquisition for conservation (fee simple, etc.) Show/Hide details


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

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McKenzie River Trust
(Non-Governmental Organization)

Primary Contact

Ryan Ruggiero  (Land Protection Manager)
McKenzie River Trust
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  • Bonneville Power Administration

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