Stream & Habitat Improvement Projects

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Saving the Soda Butte Creek Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout (MT, WY)

Recipient: Yellowstone National Park Foundation Federal Funding: $10,990 (FWS) Foundation Federal Funding: $10,990 (BLM) Foundation Non-Federal Funding: $17,270 (OneFly) Matching Funds: $45,670 Project Area/Location: Soda Butte Creek, Montana and Wyoming
Total Funding: $84,920

Yellowstone National Park will design a barrier to halt invasion of nonnative trout into Yellowstone’s Soda Butte Creek, a stronghold for Yellowstone cutthroat trout that has recently been invaded by rainbow trout.  The recent rainbow trout invasion of upper Soda … Continue reading

Healthy Kids Healthy Watersheds

Total Project Costs: $19,185
Total Funding: $84,920

Snake River Fund and Bridger-Teton National Forest will lead a series of service learning programs that draw underserved young people from the community, educating them on forest issues such as invasive species, fisheries/clean water, wildlife-friendly habitat, water safety, and stream restoration. The project … Continue reading

Fish Creek Channel Enhancement

Total Project Costs: $20,000
Total Funding: $84,920

Teton Conservation District will assist the Snake River Ranch in improving stream function, habitat and spawning on native cutthroat trout in Fish Creek, a class 1 cold water trout stream near Wilson, Wyoming, using natural in-stream structures, dredging and excavation, and the addition … Continue reading

Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout Status And Restoration

Total Project Costs: $59,463
Total Funding: $84,920

Henry’s Fork Foundation will update and complete the Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout Status and Summary and evaluate trends. The project will restore cutthroat trout within about 31 kilometers of four streams. This is a multi-year effort that HFF and its partners have … Continue reading

North Fork Humboldt River Riparian Protection

Total Project Costs: $30,000
Total Funding: $84,920

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest will replace and/or construct up to three miles of fencing and install a cattle guard on the north fork of the Humboldt River to prevent unauthorized livestock trespass, thereby decreasing cumulative impact to native Lahontan cutthroat trout, a … Continue reading

High Lake Watershed Trout Restoration

Total Project Costs: $79,300
Total Funding: $84,920

Yellowstone National Park, Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences Program will establish a viable genetically pure population of westslope cutthroat trout in High Lake using multiple brood sources, including those from Last Chance Creek, Geode Creek, and the Sun Ranch Upper Missouri River … Continue reading

Westslope Cutthroat Trout Total

Total Project Costs: $140,000
Total Funding: $84,920

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will construct fish barriers on the north fork of Highwood Creek and Smith Creek in the Highwood Mountains for the purpose of restoring westslope cutthroat trout habitat in north central Montana. The project will increase the … Continue reading

Lincoln Spring Creek Restoration

Total Project Costs: $114,146
Total Funding: $84,920

The Big Blackfoot Chapter of Trout Unlimited will restore a high quality spring creek capable of maintaining complex habitat suitable to bull trout and fluvial westslope cutthrout trout in the upper Blackfoot River watershed of western Montana. The project will involve … Continue reading

Palisades Creek Restoration

Total Project Costs: $80,000
Total Funding: $84,920

Trout Unlimited will improve the Yellowstone cutthroat trout population in Palisades Creek and the South Fork of the Snake River by restoring spawning and rearing habitat in Palisades Creek that has been impacted by grazing. The project will re-grade eroded stream … Continue reading

Bruneau River Non-native Fish Exclusion

Total Project Costs: $55,000
Total Funding: $84,920

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game will install a sloped velocity fish-barrier in the Bruneau River to prevent establishment of non-native fish, particularly smallmouth bass. The Bruneau River remains one of the few drainages in the west that does not … Continue reading

South Leigh Creek Diversion

Total Project Costs: $209,068
Total Funding: $84,920

Friends of the Teton River will retrofit the Hog Canal irrigation structure with fish screens to prevent fish entrainment, thereby increasing Yellowstone cutthroat trout populations in the upper Teton River watershed. Native Yellowstone cutthroat trout (YCT) have declined by 95% in … Continue reading

One Fly-NFWF Conservation Outreach-II

Total Project Costs: $6,000
Total Funding: $84,920

Net The Big One Designs will maintain and enhance an innovative, informative and visually exciting website on behalf of both the Jackson Hole One Fly Foundation (JHOFF) and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to describe the conservation grants partnership … Continue reading

Badger Creek Diversion Project

Total Project Costs: $290,531
Total Funding: $84,920

The Friends of the Teton River will remove significant barriers to native Yellowstone cutthroat trout migration and reduce entrainment potential in diversion ditches by reconstructing the current irrigation infrastructure to enhance fish passage from headwaters to valley floor. Badger Creek is … Continue reading

Lower Gros Ventre River Fish Barrier and Water Use Report

Total Project Costs: $9,883
Total Funding: $84,920

Trout Unlimited will develop a systematic and coordinated report on all possible fish migration barriers and entrainment issues. This report will provide a general overview of water use in the Lower Gros Ventre River between lower Slide Lake and the confluence … Continue reading

Lower Henry’s Fork Otolith Microchemistry Project

Total Project Costs: $66,900
Total Funding: $84,920

The Henry’s Fork Foundation, working with the University of Idaho, will utilize otolith microchemistry to gain a better understanding of trout life history and movement patterns in the Lower Henry’s Fork from Ashton Dam to north Fork of the Teton River … Continue reading

Fox Creek Watershed Restoration Project

Total Project Costs: $130,900
Total Funding: $84,920

The Teton Regional Land Trust and local partners propose to restore portions of Fox Creek and associated wetlands on private lands to improve wetlands, riparian areas and stream channels in order to reduce sedimentation and improve cover for spawning Yellowstone cutthroat … Continue reading