Bear Creek is located in Jackson County, Oregon and drains approximately 400 acres before entering into the Rogue River near the city of Medford. Despite it's urban location, it is an important spawning and rearing tributary for steelhead and ESA-listed coho salmon.

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Rogue River Discovery

A high desert surrounded by southern Oregon’s most urbanized area, the Rogue Valley presents a diverse landscape with unique challenges in conservation. Last week, I visited the area with Native...

River Steward Stories: Jim Andras

In this third installment of River Stories, we catch up with River Steward, Jim Andras. Jim and his wife Rachel are River Stewards for Bear Creek, an important spawning and rearing tributary for...

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