Coweeman River Wetland and Conservation Bank

Established in 2016, the 302-acre Coweeman Bank is located in Cowlitz County. The bank is approved for mitigation use.

Constructing the Coweeman Bank, August 4, 2016.

Project sponsor

Habitat Bank
801 E. First St., Suite B 107
Cle Elum, WA 98922
Bank sponsor's web page

Victor Woodward

Project status

  • Initial credit release: June 14, 2016.
  • Mitigation Banking Instrument (MBI) certification date: May 5, 2016.
  • Ecology public notice issued: Oct. 14, 2015, and March 14, 2016.
  • Joint Corps and Ecology public notice: Aug. 22, 2013, with Prospectus.

Site location

  • Water Resource Inventory Area 26, Cowlitz County
  • Section 36, Township 8N, Range 2W and Section 31, Township 8N, Range 1W
  • East of the City of Kelso at the end of Valley View Drive via a private road
  • Site location map

Project details

  • Mitigation Banking Instrument
  • Size: 302 acres
  • Site actions: Re-establish, create, rehabilitate, enhance, and preserve wetland functions across the site; restore and create riparian habitat and off-channel rearing and refuge habitat in reach of  Coweeman River.
  • Service area map