2008 Projects

Healthy Kids Healthy Watersheds

Total Project Costs: $19,185

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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