Earthmoving for water

Horseshoe Lake EarthmovingGetting their feet wet: Intel and other big firms begin to fund Willamette River restoration work
BENNETT HALL Corvallis Gazette-Times
Oct 6, 2019

“It’s a hot day in late July, and Matt Blakely-Smith is leading a tour of the Greenbelt Land Trust’s latest restoration project at Horseshoe Lake, a 236-acre piece of former farm property that wraps around a bend in the Willamette River between Corvallis and Albany.

The nonprofit environmental group has brought in a local excavating firm to take out two raised farm roads that form a dam across the arms of Horseshoe Lake, a cut-off oxbow that once was part of the Willamette mainstem… read the full story here.”