Missoulian Highlights Fish Screen Work on Rattlesnake Creek (MT)

In 2016, Trout and Salmon Foundation supported a plan by Montana Trout Unlimited to acquire and install a fish screen and restore 600 feet of spawning side channel on Rattlesnake Creek (Montana), a tributary of Clark Fork River, and to benefit bull trout, west slope cutthroat trout and migratory wild trout. This project was part... Read More »

TSF Partner American Rivers Working to Save Iconic Wild California Trout

In 2017, Trout and Salmon Foundation funded an American Rivers project to remove two diversions on Pine Creek, the main rearing habitat for Eagle Lake Rainbow Trout. Eagle Lake Rainbow Trout are an iconic wild trout that inhabit a single watershed in Northern California and are a California State Species of Concern. American Rivers highlighted the... Read More »

Trout and Salmon Foundation Announces 2017 Grants to Support Habitat Improvement Projects in Cold Water Trout and Salmon Fisheries

Trout and Salmon Foundation Announces 2017 Grants to Support Habitat Improvement Projects in Cold Water Trout and Salmon Fisheries Sun Valley, Idaho – Trout and Salmon Foundation (“TSF”) announced its 2017 grant recipients approved at TSF’s annual board meeting.  “We are honored to support our conservation partners with the funding required to execute meaningful trout... Read More »

Reporter-Herald Highlights Completed Restoration Project on Big Thompson River (CO)

In 2016, Trout and Salmon Foundation supported the Big Thompson Watershed Coalition and Rocky Mountain Flycasters on the Jasper Lake project. The goal of the project was to increase the resiliency of the river ecosystem in the next flood event, enhance riparian habitat and restore aquatic habitat. The project spans a half mile of the... Read More »

Portland Press Herald Highlights Atlantic Salmon Federation Sheepscot River (Maine) Project

Over the last decade, Atlantic Salmon Federation’s Maine Headwaters Project has removed seven dams, built fishways at ten dams, and replaced 12 large culverts with bridges in Maine’s Atlantic salmon watersheds. ASF currently has 18 projects in development including removal of the Coopers Mill dam on the Sheepscot River in Maine.  In 2016, Trout and Salmon... Read More »

Trout Unlimited Highlights Peshtigo River Project (WI)

In 2016, Trout and Salmon Foundation funded a Trout Unlimited project to connect more than 30 miles of brook trout habitat in the Peshtigo River watershed in Northern Wisconsin. Trout Unlimited recently highlighted the Peshtigo River project on its blog.  The project called for removing or replacing road culverts, including as many as 10 in 2017, to reconnect important... Read More »

Trout and Salmon Foundation 2016 Grants Fund Impactful Trout and Salmon Habitat Improvement Projects From Coast to Coast

Missoula, Montana – Trout and Salmon Foundation (“TSF”) announced its 2016 grant recipients approved at TSF’s annual board meeting.  “Consistent with Trout and Salmon Foundation’s long history, we are thrilled to support our conservation partners in funding meaningful trout and salmon habitat improvement projects.  This year TSF funded 16 projects in salmon waters in Washington’s... Read More »

Batten Kill Watershed Alliance Highlights West Arlington (VT) Project

In 2015, Trout and Salmon Foundation funded the West Arlington restoration project on the Batten Kill river in partnership with Batten Kill Watershed Alliance. This project was recently highlighted in a press release from Batten Kill Watershed Alliance: The project was designed by Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF) fisheries biologists under the guidance of Vermont Fish... Read More »

Update: Mill Creek (ID) reconnect project completed

In 2014, Trout and Salmon Foundation funded the Mill Creek reconnect and habitat restoration project in partnership with Snake River Cutthroat Chapter of Trout Unlimited and Idaho Trout Unlimited. The project was completed during the summer of 2015 and reconnects Mill Creek with Big Creek (tributaries to the Pahsimeroi River in Central Idaho) and restores riparian... Read More »

Update: Little Lyman Run (PA) Culvert Replacement Completed

In 2015, TSF supported a plan by Trout Unlimited to install fish habitat structures and bank stabilization measures on 600 feet of Little Lyman Run. The project is planned in conjunction with a culvert replacement projected that was recently completed. There is an excellent overview of the culvert replacement project on TU’s website. The Little... Read More »