Report to Residents on Elk River Health--Valley Bottom Assessment



The Report to Residents on Elk River Health is a 4-page summary of the Valley Bottom Assessment, presented in an easy-to-understand format. This report card shows the assessment findings and outlines the health of the Elk River in different communities based on land cover information. It also provides examples of concrete actions that residents can take to help maintain and improve river health. Click here to view this report. 






Phase 1 of the Valley Bottom Assessment examines low elevation land cover in the Elk River watershed between Elkford and Elko. Land disturbance and use type was assessed to determine ecosystem health in the valley. This Assessment was completed through a partnership between the ERA, Lotic Environmental and GranDuke Geomatics and funded by the Columbia Basin Trust Environmental Initiatives Program. Click here to view the full report.