river, stream & wetland restoration projects
River Design Group, Inc. (RDG) is a private consulting firm specializing in river, stream and wetland restoration projects in the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain West states. Headquartered in Whitefish, Montana with a second office in Corvallis, Oregon, RDG maintains the highest level of technical expertise and a well-trained staff that works exclusively in the river environment. In addition to restoration work, our expertise extends to geomorphic characterization, river corridor habitat enhancement, dam removal, and fish passage and screening.
Willamette Basin Floodplain Inundation Mapping
River Design Group, Inc. (RDG) with funding provided by the Meyer Memorial Trust (MMT) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC), collaborated with a Technical Team comprised of representatives from MMT, TNC, Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, Oregon State University, University of Oregon, and Bonneville Education Foundation to facilitate mapping the regulated 2-year discharge on a 160 mile reach of the Willamette River and 60 miles of the Middle Fork and Coast Fork Willamette River and the McKenzie River.Eleven flood control dams and two flow regulating dams manage tributary flows to the Willamette River. Constructed between 1942 and 1968,… Read More
Groups seek to remove old dams on Evans Creek
Groups seek to remove old dams on Evans Creek by Mark Freeman. March 02, 2014. Two old dams still block prime spawning habitat on the Rogue River tributary; groups hope to get...
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August 2, 2013
Working across three states and many different watersheds, our construction season often lasts from April through October. While we have already completed a number of projects including a dam removal...