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Willamette River greenway

William D. Honey

Willamette River greenway

environmental and attitudinal considerations

by William D. Honey

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Regional planning -- Oregon -- Willamette River Valley.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William D. Honey.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[10], 169 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15069302M

    The Willamette River greenway: cultural and environmental interplay. [William D Honey; Thomas C Hogg] Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: William D Honey; Thomas C Hogg. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes: "September "--Cover. along the river. In , the Oregon Legislature passed the Willamette River Greenway Act, which connected the greenway to a comprehensive state land use law passed that same year. In , the state department of Land Conservation and Development included the Willamette River Greenway as one of nineteen standards for state-wide planning.

    We worked on the development of various segments of Portland’s Willamette River Greenway trail. We established a 16 ft wide concrete trail along the river and the east side of the apartments to allow for year-round pedestrian and bicyclist accessibility. A segment of the trail was widened even further for a roundabout and custom benched . Willamette River TABLE OF CONTENTS Page I. Introduction to the Design Notebook 1 A. Vision 1 B. Audience and Purpose 1 1. User Groups 1 2. Intent of the Notebook 2 C. Background and Context for a Design Notebook 3 1. Overview of the Willamette River Watershed 3 2. Changing Goals for River’s Edge Development 4 3.

    The Willamette River Greenway Program, established by the Oregon legislature, is a cooperative state and local government effort to maintain and enhance the scenic, recreational, historic, natural and agricultural qualities of the Willamette River and its adjacent lands. As the population in the Willamette Valley continues to grow, now is the time to provide additional Greenway parks and natural areas for the benefit of river health, and to provide additional.


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Willamette River greenway by William D. Honey Download PDF EPUB FB2

The idea of a greenway uniting the Willamette River started with then-gubernatorial candidate Bob Straub in While he didn't win the election that year, the person who did -- Tom McCall -- supported the idea, and the Willamette Greenway program was endorsed by the Oregon Legislature in and In fact the Greenway properties along the Willamette River from south to north are some of the best riverside campsites that can be found.

Ceanothus at a Greenway site. Today, the Oregon State Parks and Willamette River greenway book Department manages o acres of parks and natural areas along the Willamette and its tributaries. Goal 15 is focused on the Willamette River, and applies to cities and counties along the river. The Willamette River Greenway is a corridor of water and land in which development is planned and built with recognition of the unique qualities of the Willamette River.

The Goal set tasks for both the state and local communities. Inthe Oregon Legislature passed the Willamette River Greenway Act, which connected the greenway to a comprehensive state land use law passed that same year.

Inthe state department of Land Conservation and Development included the Willamette River Greenway as one of nineteen standards for state-wide planning. A comprehensive, multi-objective plan for the land along the Willamette River. It is an update of the Willamette Greenway Plan, greenway zoning code and greenway design guidelines.

The River Plan will be completed in three phases: North Reach, Central Reach, and South Reach. The Willamette affords a great many opportunities to recreate, and the river is suitable for a wide range of paddle craft and experience levels.

This makes the Willamette well-suited for a Water Trail. The Willamette River (/ w ɪ ˈ l æ m ɪ t / wil-AM-it) is a major tributary of the Columbia River, accounting for 12 to 15 percent of the Columbia's Willamette's main stem is miles ( km) long, lying entirely in northwestern Oregon in Willamette River greenway book United States.

Flowing northward between the Oregon Coast Range and the Cascade Range, the river and its tributaries form the Willamette. identified in the Willamette Greenway Plan and the water quality requirements of Metro Code B (Title 3). There are five greenway overlay zones, each with its own focus and purpose.

The purpose of each of the overlay zones is stated below. River Natural. The River Natural zone protects, conserves, and enhances land of scenic. Willamette River Greenway parcels, city and county parks, boat ramps, and Division of State Lands parcels along the river and its major tributaries.

The river provides habitat for hundreds of types of plants and many species of birds, fish, and animals. A vASt rivEr SyStEM.

Willamette River. The Greenway Setback is a minimum of 25 feet landward from the top of the bank. No buildings, structures, parking lots, or fills are to be located within the setback unless it can be shown to be necessary for the functioning of a river-dependent or river-related use.

Uses that are not river-dependent or river-related must obtain a. This expansion of the Willamette River Greenway will include a network of trails used for activities such as walking, running, cycling, skating, skateboarding, fishing, boating and wildlife viewing.

The North Portland Greenway trails will connect with the existing Willamette River trail system serving residents and visitors throughout the region. The Compatibility Review Boundary is the area within the Willamette Greenway Overlay Zone that is also within feet of the ordinary low water line of the Willamette River.

Class 2 Willamette Greenway development permit: The Class 2 permit is required for any development or change of use within the Compatibility Review Boundary. The Willamette River Greenway Program, established by the Oregon legislature, is a cooperative state and local government effort to maintain and enhance the scenic, recreational, historic, natural and agricultural qualities of the Willamette River and its adjacent lands.

A number of trails exist along the greenway, but significant gaps still exist. Travis is a major proponent of river experience helpping people of all backgrounds to see and experience the Willamette up close, providing free canoe and kayak trips to literally thousands of people.

He formed the first Paddle Oregon trip, led the effort to establish the Willamette Water Trail started of the Great Willamette Cleanup. The Willamette River Greenway lands dotting the banks of the river are low-key open spaces.

A few have boat launches and vault toilets, and others – nothing. Some preserve native trees, plants and animals. Others protect scenic river views, historical sites and places where you can pull your canoe to shore, fish or walk along the river.

The. Luckiamute Landing started out as acres of Willamette River Greenway parcels purchased in the 's and 's. InThe River Network negotiated the sale of an additional acres purchased for $,—$, came from Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board grant; $50, from a North American Waterfowl Conservation Act grant, and $75, from OPRD.

The goal of the Willamette Greenway Plan is to protect, conserve, maintain, and enhance the scenic, natural, historical, economic, and recreational qualities of lands along the Willamette River. The Plan addresses the quality of the natural and human environment along the river.

The Willamette River and the lands adjacent to it are a unique and. WILLAMETTE RIVER GREENWAY PLAN CITY OF SALEM Septem I. INTRODUCTION The Oregon Legislature provided for establ ishment of the Wil lamette River Greenway Program in '3 by enactment of Oregon Revised Statutes The Greenway 1 egis1 ation was unique in that it mandated development.

Willamette Greenway Clip: Season 24 Episode | 8m 55s One of the boldest plans ever proposed in Oregon called for a park miles long, lining the banks of the Willamette River all the way. The South Waterfront Greenway Development Plan, accepted by City Council inprovided a vision and concept plan for the entire South Waterfront Greenway.

On this Page The Greenway, which stretches from the Marquam Bridge south to the River Forum Building, will strive to balance the needs of the public and the health of the Willamette River. Join a Citizen’s Science Project near you!

Auguston the Willamette Greenway. Willamette River Festival invites communities from across the Willamette watershed to join in on a citizen’s science project to observe and help count plant and animal species in the Willamette Greenway.WILLAMETTE RIVER GREENWAY History.

The initial Willamette River Greenway legislation was established in as a system to acquire lands for scenic and recreational purposes along the river.

It was called the Willamette River Park System. In the State Legislature enacted the present law, ORS toestablishing the Willamette.Willamette Greenway is a mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Portland, Oregon that features a river and is good for all skill levels.

The trail is primarily used for walking, running, and bird watching. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.