People of the Portland District
Chad Helms, Willamette Valley Project fisheries biologist, has worked for the District for about nine years. He's currently providing support and implementation of the 2008 Willamette Valley Biological Opinion, operating and maintaining the District's adult fish collection facilities, and providing technical assistance on fisheries related issues. "One of the challenges with the job is trying to balance the needs of the fish along with the Corps' other authorized purposes and fellow stakeholders interests all while still maintaining our primary mission."

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