2023

  • Conservation Resource Alliance: $10,000 to remove three culverts on Crystal River (Michigan) and replacing them with a full channel-spawning bridge, reopening nearly five miles of habitat to benefit Steelhead and salmon. https://www.rivercare.org/
  • Appalachian Mountain Club: $5,000 to remove two culverts in the West Branch of the Pleasant River drainage (Maine) to reopen nearly 1.0 mile of spawning and rearing habitat for eastern brook trout as part of AMC’s multi-year Restoring Native Brook Trout and Atlantic Salmon Habitat in Maine’s 100 Mile Wilderness project.  http://www.outdoors.org/
  • Atlantic Salmon Federation: $5,000 to replace a culvert on Henry Mitchell Brook (Maine) and to reconnect 1.75 miles of Henry Mitchell Brook with Temple Stream, a tributary to the Sandy River in the Kennebec River watershed and to benefit Eastern brook trout and Atlantic salmon. http://www.asf.ca/
  • Downeast Salmon Federation: $5,000 to replace an undersized culvert on Sodom Brook (Maine), a tributary to the Narraguagus River, and reopening nearly 0.5 miles of critical habitat to benefit Eastern brook trout and Atlantic salmon. https://www.mainesalmonrivers.org/
  • Friends of the Teton River: $5,000 to place a stream crossing on Mahogany Creek (Idaho), a tributary of the Teton River, in order to improve fish passage and reduce sedimentation to benefit native Yellowstone cutthroat trout. https://www.tetonwater.org/
  • Harry and Laura Nohr Chapter of Trout Unlimited: $5,000 for habitat restoration on approximately one mile of the Blue River (Wisconsin) to benefit wild brown trout and rainbow trout. https://www.nohrtu.com/
  • Henry’s Fork Foundation: $5,000 to support and maintain riparian fencing within Harriman State Park to protect the diverse aquatic macroinvertebrates and robust rainbow trout population in the Henry’s Fork River (Idaho). https://www.henrysfork.org/
  • Iowa’s Coldwater Conservancy: $5,000 to support habitat restoration and sediment removal on approximately 0.3 miles of Casey Springs (Iowa) to benefit brown trout and a restored population of native South Pine-strain brook trout.   https://iowacoldwater.org/
  • Montana Trout Unlimited: $5,000 to replace a derelict bridge that creates a fish passage barrier on Pintler Creek (Montana), one of the top spawning tributaries for fluvial Arctic grayling on the Big Hole River. https://montanatu.org/
  • Montana Trout Unlimited: $5,000 for habitat restoration on one mile of Upper Willow Creek (Montana), an important spawning and rearing tributary of Rock Creek, to benefit native and wild trout populations. https://montanatu.org/
  • Pathway to the Rockies Council, Boy Scouts of America: $5,000 to support habitat restoration on approximately 0.5 miles of the South Platte River (Colorado) to benefit wild brown trout and rainbow trout populations. https://www.pathwaytotherockies.org/
  • Trout Unlimited Sebago Chapter: $5,000 to replace a culvert on Cole Brook (Maine), completing a long-term effort to reconnect Shepards River and its tributaries, and reopening and additional nearly 3 miles of habitat to benefit native brook trout. https://www.sebagotu.org/
  • Batten Kill Watershed Alliance: $4,000 to support ongoing riparian buffer and floodplain restoration efforts on the Battenkill River (Vermont and New York) through the purchase and planting of 500 trees and to benefit native Eastern brook trout and wild brown trout. https://www.bkwa.org