$10,000 to the Brule River Preservation Inc. and cooperators: Area Landowners, The Brule River Sportsman’s Club, and Wisconsin DNR in support of the Bois Brule River Trout Habitat Improvement Project in the conservation easement area of the Upper Brule River in Wisconsin’s Douglas County.
$2,500 to Federation of Fly Fishers for development of interpretive signage and material that support a permanent live Cutthroat Trout Display at the International Fly Fishing Center in Livingston, MT.
$2,500 to the Henry’s Fork Foundation Inc. in Island Park, ID in support of research and stewardship work relative to catch-and-release mortality, and the threat of whirling disease in the Henry’s Fork River.
$2,000 to the Mason Conservation District, Shelton, WA to purchase equipment to survey, design, implement, and monitor the Dewatto River Demonstration (Model) Project focusing on fish passage and habitat restoration.
$2,500 to the Rock Creek Trust, Missoula, MT towards fishery improvements resulting from the 1,554 acre Castle Rock Ranch Conservation Easement Project.
$7,500 to National Trust Unlimited, Arlington, VA in support of the Brush Creek and Kickapoo Stream (WI), and the Russell Brook Restoration (NY) projects.
$5,000 to the Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife Foundation, Waterbury, VT for the Green River Dam Fish Ladder Project.
$5,000 to Washington Trout, Duvall, WA toward the funding of a habitat loss project relative to the role culverts may play in salmonid population declines and a potential remedy proposal.
$5,000 to the Whirling Disease Foundation in Bozeman, MT in support of the Redband Rainbow Spawning Study and Response to Whirling Disease.
$5,000 to Robin Ade of Castle Douglas, Scotland toward the funding of the Primordial Brown Trout Study subject to further review by U.S. fish specialists in conjunction with the U.K. fish biologists.
$5,000 to the Yellowstone Center for Resources, National Park Service to purchase monitoring equipment for Yellowstone Lake Trout/Yellowstone Cutthroat Project relative to the abundance of the cutthroat trout and the effect of the non-native lake trout on Yellowstone Lake’s native cutthroat trout.