The Corn & Cray Project
Lobster of the River
Invasive Crayfish of Oregon
"Invasive species are plants, animals, or pathogens that are non-native (or alien) to the ecosystem under consideration, and who's introduction causes or is likely to cause harm." -USDA National Invasive Species Information Center
Through The Corn & Cray Project, Cattell House seeks to address the urgent need for control, and removal of invasive species in Oregon's waterways.
Invasive Crayfish decimate local Oregon fish populations and destroy native habitats. Here at Cattell House we have developed The Corn & Cray Project, aka "The CC Project" to address the invasive Crayfish outbreak in Oregon.
"The CC Project"
The Corn & Cray Project plans to address this urgent problem caused by invasive plants and wildlife through a three part approach.
Historic Preservation is a key element to land stewardship and enviromental restoration. By focusing restoration efforts on historic Oregon property, with access to waterways, will allow Cattell House through The Corn & Cray Project to establish long-lasting community resources while preserving both heritage, and native wildlife habitat.
Permaculture and Crayfish by sharing our process of permaculture and by trapping crayfish, invasive Crayfish identification, and native Crayfish release we can create resource's that benefit the local area served.
Community Youth Outreach & Food Relief by serving invasive crayfish through a mobile food truck, and offering mobile cooking classes geared towards youth, "The CC Project" hopes to bring Food Relief to individuals and families in need. "The CC Project" seeks to bridge the gap between food insecurity and the invasive species outbreak.
Contact Cattell House staff for questions or information regarding donations.