2000 Projects

2000-01

$10,000. Improve an existing barrier to protect Colorado cutthroat trout from competition from non-native trout on the North Fork of the Little Snake River in southern Wyoming.

2000-01

$3,000. Provide matching funds to proceed with one aspect of the Environmental assessment of the proposed changes in the Snake River access at South Park Bridge.

2000-01

$22,300. Restore spawning and riparian habitat along the Mayors Landing section of a small channel of the Yellowstone River in Livingston MT, also develop an interpretive center.

2000-01

$50,000. Fund part of a large project through Trout Unlimited to help restore habitat on four separate tributaries of the South Fork of the Snake in Idaho: Pritchard Creek, Garden Creek, Indian Creek, and the East Fork of Fall Creek.

2000-01

$19,750. Using implanted telemetry transmitters, this project will follow movement of cutthroat over one year. The data will help study how populations of trout move and interact.

2000-01

$13,000. Design and install a vault toilet system built from more than 80% recycled material. The system will be designed at Montana State University and located at the Pritchard access on the Snake River.

2000-01

$5,000. Irrigation diversions will be redesigned in order to minimize fish loss which occurs under current irrigation practices. Trout Creek is a tributary of the North Fork of the Shoshone River in Wyoming.

2000-01

$5,000. Will re-establish hydrologic and habitat capacity of Sheridan Creek. This creek flows into Island Park Reservoir and at one time provided an excellent rainbow trout fishery.

2000-01

$7,000. The second year of a project to study spawning of Yellowstone cutthroat and rainbow trout in the Gardner to Livingston MT areas.

Wyoming Game & Fish Jackson Hole Spring Creek Spawning Rehabilitation

This major project represents years of work with private land owners to gain permission to redo old and establish new spawning beds on 6 miles of Jackson Hole’s historically most productive spring creeks. Just possibly, many years ago, 25 to … Continue reading

The Embrace-A-Stream Sponsored Partnership Projects

• The habitat restoration of Kettle Creek in Pennsylvania. • The habitat restoration of Pilkey and Leconite Brook Trout in the Great Smokey Mountains National Park, North Carolina and Tennessee. • The reconstruction of Schuyler Falls Channel in Lake Champlain, … Continue reading

2000

$5,000. A project to poison non-native species and reintroduce native cutthroat to a creek that feeds the Henry's Fork drainage.

2000

$10,000. We joined with Henry's Fork Foundation and the Idaho Game and Fish to improve access points and boat launch areas at five different points on the Snake and Henry's Fork areas. All fly fishers will enjoy better access to one of America's greatest trout rivers just about an hours drive from Jackson Hole.

2000

$12,000. Funding to map spawning and immigrant fish. Project included video tapes of how trout negotiate around barriers and checked returning spawners and will help develop better ways to encourage more spawning in all our western rivers with natural and man-made barriers.

2000

We will be funding several projects to remove silt from Wyoming Game and Fish slip traps to allow freer movement of spawning trout. This low cost, high results project created record spawining runs for the year 2000.

2000

A major project with the U.S. Forest Service on the Hoback River for $50,000. Several spring creek restoration projects with more silt removal. Children's Elk Refuge Fishing Pond. A complete dredging and redoing of the North Park pond in Jackson.