Western Water Project

  1. Pebble Creek Restoration
    https://koszailin.tu.org/tu-projects/pebble-creek-restoration

    Goals

    Pebble Creek, once a stronghold of threatened Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout in the Portneuf River watershed, has been degraded over time.  Impaired water quality, loss of habitat, reduced stream flow, and streambank degradation has occurred due to historical poor land use practices.The overall goal

  2. Big Creek Culvert Replacement Project
    https://koszailin.tu.org/tu-projects/big-creek-culvert-replacement-project

    Goals

    Trout Unlimited's goal is to enhance and expand access to stream habitat for Westslope Cutthroat and Bull Trout on Big Creek, a tributary of the Pahsimeroi River.

    Trout Unlimited's goal is to enhance and expand access to stream habitat for Westslope Cutthroat and Bull Trout on Big Creek, a tributary of the Pahsimeroi River.

  3. Gunnison River: Concrete Levy Restoration
    https://koszailin.tu.org/tu-projects/gunnison-river-concrete-levy-restoration

    Goals

    TU partnered with a landowner on restoration of a 500-foot section of bank on a popular recreational stretch of the Gunnison River that had been covered with concrete rip-rap. The armored bank was causing channel incision, and depositing sediment in undesirable location.

  4. Fire Mountain Diversion and Canal Improvement Project
    https://koszailin.tu.org/tu-projects/fire-mountain-diversion-and-canal-improvement-project

    Goals

    TU is working with the Fire Mountain Canal and Reservoir Company and the Bureau of Reclamation on repairing the diversion structure and low head dam for the canal on the North of the Gunnison River to make the diversion and dam more fish friendly and to make the operations of the canal more effic

  5. Otter Creek Reconnect and Reintroduction Project
    https://koszailin.tu.org/tu-projects/otter-creek-reconnect-and-reintroduction-project

    Goals

    TU eliminated over 14 fish passage barriers in this tributary to the Bear River, replacing existing culverts and diversion dams with bottomless arch culverts and instream rock structures.

  6. Little Bear Flow Restoration Project
    https://koszailin.tu.org/tu-projects/little-bear-flow-restoration-project

    Goals

    TU installed four new pivot irrigation driven by innovative micro-hydro turbines that provide a source of clean and renewable energy.

  7. Upper Bear River Reconnect and Flow Restoration Project
    https://koszailin.tu.org/tu-projects/upper-bear-river-reconnect-and-flow-restoration-project

    Goals

    For more than a hundred years, individual ranchers and irrigation companies have diverted water from the main stem of the upper Bear River and a key tributary, the East Fork, to water hay and alfalfa field downstream near the town of Evanston, Wyoming.  Many of these aging canals and ditches run

  8. Weber River Diversion Rebuild
    https://koszailin.tu.org/tu-projects/weber-river-diversion-rebuild

    Goals

    This project prevents native Bonneville cutthroat trout, wild brown trout, and other fish species from being caught and killed in two large, irrigation diversions.  When completed, the project will also allow upstream passage for trout and a native fish called a Bluehead sucker that can live for

  9. Yankee Fork Side Channel Habitat Improvement
    https://koszailin.tu.org/tu-projects/yankee-fork-side-channel-habitat-improvement

    Goals

    TU's goal in the Yankee Fork basin was to create side-channel rearing habitat for juvenile Chinook salmon and steelhead trout and spawning habitat for adult steelhead.  Improved habitat will also benefit cutthroat trout and bull trout.

    TU's goal in the Yankee Fork basin was to create side-channel rearing habitat for juvenile Chinook salmon and steelhead trout and spawning habitat for adult steelhead.  Improved habitat will also benefit cutthroat trout and bull trout.

  10. Wenatchee River: Icicle Creek Boulder Fish Passage Project
    https://koszailin.tu.org/tu-projects/wenatchee-river-icicle-creek-boulder-fish-passage-project

    Goals

    Icicle Creek is the largest tributary of the Wenatchee River subbasin.

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