Whychus Creek and Camp Polk Meadow: Reunited after 47 Years

Feb 28, 2012
Whychus Creek has returned to its home in Camp Polk Meadow Preserve. Watch these videos of the historic day.



On February 28, 2012 Whychus Creek was redirected to its historic home in Camp Polk Meadow. Watch the redirection via these time-lapse videos put together by Scott Nelson Productions, Dustin Mitsch of Alpenexposure, and Wahoo Films. Visit the Whychus Creek restoration page for details about the restoration project and where it stands today.



Time-lapse 1:
This first video shows the construction of the plug--trees, rocks, and sediment--that blocks the flow of Whychus Creek to its old channelized route (Credit: Scott Nelson).

 

 

Time-lapse 2: This video shows the new restored Whychus Creek channel filling with water as the old channel is blocked (Credit: Scott Nelson)..



Time-lapse 3:
This video shows another angle of the new restored Whychus Creek channel filling with water as the old channel is blocked (Credit: Dustin Mitsch).

 

Time-lapse 4:This video gives an in-creek view of the new restored Whychus Creek channel filling with water (Credit: Wahoo Films).

Timelapse_waterRise.mov from Wahoo Films on Vimeo.