District 9 (Teton, Sublette, and Fremont Counties)
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Pete's Pond
September 2016.  Wetland creation and enhancement to provide handicapped fishing access and wetland benefits to fish, amphibians, waterfowl, wading birds and other avian species in the Town of Dubois.

Total Project Cost:  $597,542
WWNRT Funded:   $290,000
Sponsor:  Dubois Anglers and Wildlife Group
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Rolling Thunder Conservation Easement II
September 2016.  Restriction on housing development through a perpetual conservation easement on approximately 340 acres of highly vulnerable habitat for elk, mule deer, moose, bighorn sheep and a variety of other species.

Total Project Cost:  $876,000
WWNRT Funded:   $190,000
Sponsor:  The Conservation Fund
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Wyoming Range Mule Deer III
September 2016.  Habitat treatments including mechanical, prescribed fire, invasive species eradication, fencing and other actions on a large landscape of approximately 2,000,000 acres of private, state and public lands in Sublette County.

Total Project Cost:  $5,070,028
WWNRT Funded:   $1,500,000
Sponsor:  Wyoming Game and Fish Commission
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Table Mountain Conservation Easement
September 2016.  Purchase of conservation easement on approximately 2,100 acres of private land in Teton County. 

Total Project Cost:   $620,800
WWNRT Funded:     $65,000
Sponsor:  Wyoming Game and Fish Commission 
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Red Canyon Creek
September 2016.  Structural enhancements within the full reach of Red Canyon Creek in Fremont County.

Total Project Cost:  $77,254
WWNRT Funded:   $20,000
Sponsor:  The Nature Conservancy 
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Government Draw Invasives
September 2016.  Watershed improvement through eradication of invasive and noxious species by mechanical, chemical and other treatments. 

Total Project Cost:  $652,500
WWNRT Funded:   $200,000
Sponsor:  Fremont County Weed and Pest District
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Skyline Aspen
March 2016.  Mechanical treatment and prescribed fire to remove invasive conifers on U.S. Forest Service lands near Pinedale, Wyoming.

Total Project Cost:  $400,000
WWNRT Funding:    $50,000
Sponsor:  United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Bridger-Teton National Forest

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Rendezvous Park Wetland
March 2016.  Creation of shallow wetlands in wetland areas fed by groundwater and natural infiltration.

Total Project Cost:   $50,300
WWNRT Funded:    $17,400
Sponsor:  Rendezvous Lands Conservancy
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Table Mountain Juniper
March 2016.  Removal of invasive juniper through mechanical and chemical treatment.

Total Project Cost:  $58,200
WWNRT Funded:   $27,600
Sponsor:  Popo Agie Conservation District
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New Fork River Wetlands II
March 2016.  Creation of shallow wetlands in ephemeral wetland areas fed by groundwater and irrigation return flows.

Total Project Cost:   $45,000
WWNRT Funded:    $23,000
Sponsor:  Sublette County Conservation District
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Red Canyon Cheatgrass
March 2016.  Enhancement of native plant communities by treatment and removal of cheatgrass.

Total Project Cost:  $85,000
WWNRT Funded:   $20,000
Sponsor:  Wyoming Game and Fish



Ocean Lake Irrigation
March 2016.  Enhancement of irrigation systems through replacement of dysfunctional water delivery systems.

Total Project Cost:   $503,268
WWNRT Funded:      $15,000
Sponsor:  Wyoming Game and Fish
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Horse Creek Invasives
March 2016.  Removal and treatment of invasive thistle and other species from and area of high importance to wildlife.

Total Project Cost:  $148,240
WWNRT Funded:    $60,000
Sponsor:  Sublette County Weed and Pest
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Carney Wetlands

December 2011. Wetland creation and restoration in the upper Green River Valley near Cora. This project restores and enhances glacial wetlands across a wide landscape and provides breeding and nesting habitat for a variety of water birds.

Total Project Cost: $70,000
WWNRT Funded: $20,000
Sponsor: Sublette County Conservation District


Upper Spring Creek

December 2011. Removal of fish barriers on Spring Creek near Jackson will allow movement of spawning and juvenile fish throughout aquatic system. Fish that spawn and rear in these small streams feed the populations in the Snake River.

Total Project Cost: $189,208
WWNRT Funded: $20,600
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission



Wunder Ranch Conservation Easement

December 2011. Conservation easement on 2,700 acres of Lander Front habitat for mule deer, elk and other species. This ranch is essential to seasonal movement of Sage-grouse from breeding areas to summer ranges above the City of Lander. The owners are particularly focused on maintaining the agricultural economy and heritage of the ranch.

Total Project Cost: $2,303,000
WWNRT Funded: $500,000
Sponsor: Jackson Hole Land Trust










Double A Ranch Easement

December 2011. This project connects to the Wunder Ranch and Three Bar X projects outside Lander and provides seasonal and critical winter range for a variety of species, as well as migration routes along the Lander Front.

Total Project Cost: $2,353,518
WWNRT Funded: $400,000
                                             Sponsor: The Nature Conservancy


Three Bar X Conservation Easement

December 2011. Landscape-scale easements connect lowlands to higher elevations outside Lander. This ranch, along with the Double A and Wunder Ranch, allow unfettered movement of wildlife, and maintain important habitat for Sage-grouse.

Total Project Cost: $1,169,684
WWNRT Funded: $220,000
                                             Sponsor: The Nature Conservancy


Holmes Ditch

June 2012. Fish screen placement on the Holmes Ditch west of Dubois to eliminate fish loss to entrainment in the Wind River fishery.

Project Status: New Project
Total Project Cost: $180,000
WWNRT Funded: $72,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Trout Unlimited



Todd Ditch

June 2012. Irrigation diversion rehab and fish screen on large irrigation project will eliminate entrainment of fish on the blue-ribbon fishery of the Green River near Pinedale.

Total Project Cost: $131,000
WWNRT Funded: $45,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Trout Unlimited


Sub-Agency Fish Ladder

June 2012. Replacement of irrigation dam structure and inclusion of a fish ladder will reconnect more than 25 miles of stream that were previously inaccessible to migrating fish.

Total Project Cost: $220,000
WWNRT Funded: $85,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Trout Unlimited


Big Piney - Pinedale Weed

June 2012. Habitat enhancement in areas where natural and prescribed fire were used to enhance aspen will make initial eradication of invasive species to accelerate regeneration of desirable species.

Total Project Cost: $37,940
WWNRT Funded: $10,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission


Duncan Ranch

June 2012. Habitat enhancement by replanting meadows to native grasses and forbs that will serve as winter forage for elk in the East Fork drainage near Dubois. This project will evaluate different methods of revegetation to determine those that have the most potential for large area rehabilitation.

Total Project Cost: $167,365
WWNRT Funded: $13,750
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission


Ryan Wetland

June 2012. Wetland expansion and enhancement to maintain and improve habitat for Trumpeter swans near Jackson.

Total Project Cost: $41,793
WWNRT Funded: $15,000
Sponsor: The Nature Conservancy


West Fork Long Creek

June 2012. Habitat treatment on Long Creek to remove culverts that are currently barriers to fish movement and increase fish range by 4.3 miles within the watershed.
 
Total Project Cost: $312,000 
WWNRT Funded: $53,000 
Sponsor: Shoshone National Forest


Teton Invasives II

June 2012. Eradication of cheatgrass in various habitat types will eliminate spread of annual grass into areas essential for wildlife. This project builds on successful application during first phase of project.

Total Project Cost: $193,975
WWNRT Funded: $50,000
Sponsor: Teton County Weed and Pest District


Upper Wind River Rx Fire

June 2012. Prescribed fire will reduce encroachment of conifers, remove timber lost to bark beetles, and increase potential for aspen and other desirable habitat types.

Total Project Cost: $201,360
WWNRT Funded: $20,000
Sponsor: Shoshone National Forest



Rolling Thunder Aspen

June 2012. Prescribed fire and mechanical treatment will be used to eliminate encroaching conifers and enhance recruitment of aspen and other desirable vegetation in an area of high value to elk and mule deer.

Total Project Cost: $256,189
WWNRT Funded: $50,000
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation




North Piney Wetlands

June 2012. Wetland creation in an area that will capture irrigation outflows and natural springs will provide habitat for leopard frogs and a wide array of water birds, including sandhill cranes, long-billed curlew and Trumpeter swans.

Total Project Cost: $32,403
WWNRT Funded: $7,500
Sponsor: Sublette County Conservation District



Richie Conservation Easement
December 2011. Conservation easement on approximately 1,400 acres of New Fork River habitat, including native rangeland and irrigated hay ground near Boulder. This area is important for moose and mule deer, and is in a Core Population Area for Sage-grouse.

Total Project Cost: $2,525,000
WWNRT Funded: $400,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission




North Cottonwood Conservation Easement
December 2011. Conservation easement on more than 15,300 acres of highly diverse habitat near Daniel will maintain a large landscape that includes all seasonal ranges for most game animals. This project also contains critical habitat for Sage-grouse, amphibians, and a huge assemblage of bird species.

Total Project Cost: $12,137,250
WWNRT Funded: $1,000,000
Sponsor: The Conservation Fund











Absaroka Riparian II

June 2012. Riparian enhancement including fencing, water development, livestock management, and invasive species removal on the Absaroka Front near Meeteetse. Continues efforts begun in 2010.

Total Project Cost: $742,194
WWNRT Funded: $73,541
Sponsor: The Nature Conservancy


V Ranch Conservation Easement

June 2012. Conservation easement on 3,000 acres of native rangeland within Sage-grouse Core Population Area near Kirby will continue to enhance large watershed effort to reduce erosion, increase forage production and stabilize streams. This ranch is central to the Kirby Creek CRM effort, which was named the BLM National Stewardship Award winner in 2012.

Total Project Cost: $841,054
WWNRT Funded: $175,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Stock Growers Ag Land Trust


Mishurda Mountain Conservation Easement

June 2012. Conservation easement on approximately 8,000 acres adjacent to V Ranch, and integral to the Kirby Creek CRM efforts. This easement, at a value more than one million dollars, was donated by the landowners.

Total Project Cost: $1,094,430
WWNRT Funded: $35,306.70
Sponsor: Wyoming Stock Growers Ag Land Trust


Francs Fork Infiltration

June 2012. Innovative infiltration system will allow removal of irrigation water while streamflow will provide for fish migration to spawning areas in the Greybull River watershed. This is part of an effort that will create access to more than 500 miles of spawning and other fish habitat in the area.

Total Project Cost: $236,378
WWNRT Funded: $94,500
Sponsor: Wyoming Trout Unlimited


Timber Creek II

June 2012. Continuation of project to remove barriers to fish migration on Timber Creek in the Greybull River system. This project has shown response from cutthroat trout to be nearly immediate as barriers are removed. The project also improves irrigation efficiency for landowners.

Total Project Cost: $246,578
WWNRT Funded: $90,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Trout Unlimited


Upper Sunshine II

June 2012. Restoration and retrofit of a large irrigation structure on the Greybull River will include fish bypass channel and ladders to allow passage at periods of low flow. This project is a wide-ranging partnership between various levels of government, the local irrigation district, irrigators, and Trout Unlimited.

Total Project Cost: $240,483
WWNRT Funded: $35,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Trout Unlimited


Big Horn River Invasives

June 2012. Continuation of basin-wide effort to remove and eliminate invasive Russian olive and saltcedar from hundreds of miles of riparian areas and grasslands in the Big Horn Basin. Removal on the main stem of the Big Horn River will begin in Hot Springs County, and extend northward over time.

Total Project Cost: $600,000
WWNRT Funded: $165,000
Sponsor: Hot Springs County Weed and Pest District


Big Horn Basin Sagebrush

June 2012. Conservation effort to increase recruitment of sagebrush in historic stands within Sage-grouse Core Population Areas in the northern Big Horn Basin.

Total Project Cost: $45,923
WWNRT Funded: $22,822
Sponsor: Michigan Technological University


Bentonite Sagebrush II

June 2012. Continuation of research/demonstration project to evaluate methods to increase survival of sagebrush plants through soil testing and manipulation and varying methods of planting seed and seedlings. Early indications for success have been very positive and may have long-reaching implications.

Total Project Cost: $11,366
WWNRT Funded: $5,614
Sponsor: Michigan Technological University


 
Hill Creek Rx Fire

June 2011. Removal of encroaching conifers and treatment of other habitats with prescribed fire in western Teton County. This is a cooperative project between the U.S. Forest Service and Wyoming Game and Fish, among others, and will benefit elk, deer, and moose.

Total Project Cost: $216,266
WWNRT Funded: $50,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission



South Park Wetlands II

June 2011. Retrofit and enhancement of ponds used extensively by trumpeter swans and other waterfowl south of Jackson. These habitats are particularly important as nesting and transitional ranges for swans.

Project Status: New Project
Total Project Cost: $61,000
WWNRT Funded: $20,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission


 
Horse Creek Fish Passage

June 2011. Modification of an existing irrigation structures and instream enhancments to allow spawning fish and others access to approximately 20 miles of headwater streams currently inaccessible.

Total Project Cost: $85,000
WWNRT Funded: $34,000
Sponsor: Trout Unlimited



Red Canyon CRM

June 2011. Water development, distribution, and headwaters protection to enhance seasonal livestock use and improve habitats for Sage-grouse, mule deer, antelope and elk on the Lander Front.

Total Project Cost: $265,250
WWNRT Funded: $45,500
Sponsor: Popo Agie Conservation District



Wyoming Range Aspen

December 2010. Fourth phase of long-term project to restore hundreds of thousands of acres of aspen habitats lost to encroachment by conifers on the east slope of the Wyoming Range. Project has grown to include nearly one dozen cooperating entities.

Total Project Cost: $4,000,000
WWNRT Funded: $580,000
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation




North Piney Moose Habitat

December 2010. Conservation easement on nearly 10,000 acres of valuable habitat for moose, elk, mule deer, and a wide array of non-game species. This project will affect more than 70 species of greatest concern in Wyoming.

Total Project Cost: $8,000,000
WWNRT Funded: $1,000,000
Sponsor: Conservation Fund








Squaretop Windmill

December 2010. Conversion of windmills to solar pumps and development of small wetlands in concert with water production will provide critical seasonal habitat for Sage-grouse and other species in an area of high grouse production. Project will also enhance management of livestock in the area.

Total Project Cost: $27,500
WWNRT Funded: $10,000
                                                    Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission


 
Fish Creek – Green River Conservation Easements

December 2010. Conservation easements on two ranches near Big Piney will provide crucial habitat for moose, and transitional range for elk and mule deer. The project will also maintain outstanding fisheries on the Green River, along with access to the resource.

Total Project Cost: $1,600,000
WWNRT Funded: $350,000
Sponsor: Conservation Fund


 
New Fork River

December 2010. Stream habitat enhancements to create and maintain fisheries habitat on blue ribbon fishery near Pinedale. This project will also assure free movement of fish within the system.

Total Project Cost: $278,000
WWNRT Funded: $60,000
Sponsor: Upper Green River Trout Unlimited


Tyler Place Easement

December 2010. Conservation easement on approximately 1,300 acres near Pinedale will maintain habitat for Trumpeter swans, deer, antelope and moose, as well as aquatic species.

Total Project Cost: $2,109,750
WWNRT Funded: $400,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Land Trust




Flat Creek

December 2010. Stream habitat enhancements will channel flow and create fisheries on Flat Creek in the town of Jackson. The project will include unrestricted access for youth fishing on the property.

Total Project Cost: $350,000
WWNRT Funded: $50,000
Sponsor: Teton Science School



 
Badwater Ranch Conservation Easement

December 2010. This project will conserve nearly 20,000 acres of another historic family ranch in Fremont County near Lysite. This area is habitat for deer, antelope and elk, and Sage-grouse. The project will provide access to more than 60,000 acres of public land and nearly 20,000 acres of private land, while maintaining a long-time agricultural operation.

Total Project Cost: $3,320,000
WWNRT Funded: $500,000
Sponsor: Conservation Fund


 
North Fork Popo Agie River

June 2010. River enhancements and riparian fencing on a section of the river with public access for fishing near Lander. This project will eventually remove livestock facilities from the stream, and allow the riparian corridor to expand.

Total Project Cost: $41,000
WWNRT Funded: $15,000
Sponsor: Popo Agie Anglers


 
Coolidge Canal Fish Passage

June 2010. Reconstruction of a major irrigation structure will include a by-pass channel to allow fish movement up- and downstream, and will equip the irrigation ditch with fish screens to eliminate loss of fish in canals and ditches. WWNRT funding will be used only for the fish passage and screening construction.

Total Project Cost: $590,000
WWNRT Funded: $125,000
Sponsor: Trout Unlimited


 
Little Colorado Ditch

June 2010. Installation of fish screens and development of navigable barriers to allow fish movement near Pinedale.

Total Project Cost: $60,000
WWNRT Funded: $24,000
Sponsor: Trout Unlimited


 
Spread Creek

June 2010. Removal of a high-wall dam and replacement with a series of natural rock structures that will allow spawning fish to reach the headwaters of Spread Creek. This project will provide habitat for fish in a highly-used public stream in Teton County, and at the same time, assure delivery of irrigation water to numerous users.

Total Project Cost: $645,942
WWNRT Funded: $190,000
Sponsor: Trout Unlimited


 
Ray Lake Canal

June 2010. Construction of by-pass channel to allow fish movement up- and downstream, and fish screen installation to eliminate loss of fish in canals and ditches. WWNRT funding will be used only for the fish passage and screening construction.

Total Project Cost: $590,000
WWNRT Funded: $125,000
Sponsor: Trout Unlimited


 
East Fork Habitat

June 2010. Continuation of comprehensive habitat improvements on the East Fork of the Wind River near Dubois. This component will include eradication of weed outbreaks and treatment of aspen habitats to provide better forage for elk, mule deer, and bighorn sheep.

Total Project Cost: $54,160
WWNRT Funded: $20,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission


   
Washakie Aspen

June 2010. Watershed scale fire treatment of forest and rangeland west of Lander in areas that have become highly encroached by conifers, and where beetle kill is problematic. This project is a joint effort between the Forest Service, BLM, Game and Fish, and other partners.

Total Project Cost: $213,712
WWNRT Funded: $60,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission


 
Moose Habitat Assessment II

June 2010. Expansion of inventory of moose habitat needs in western Wyoming. This project will allow prioritization of project funding in areas including the Wyoming Range, and Wyoming Moose Initiative area.

Total Project Cost: $139,280
WWNRT Funded: $31,400
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission


 
Upper Gros Ventre Watershed

December 2009. Restoration of several hundred acres of wetland habitats at the head of the Gros Ventre River. These habitats are important for moose, elk, bighorn sheep and migrating antelope, as well as Trumpeter swans. This long-term project will include stream habitat enhancement, wetland restoration and creation, and meadow improvements. Long-term goals include a strong educational component.

Total Project Cost: $2,800,000
WWNRT Funded: $311,200
Sponsor: Wyoming Wetland Society



Jackson Hole Wetlands

December 2009. Continuation of a project to remove beaver from areas where they constitute problems, and release them in habitats that are lacking the presence of this keystone species. Beaver removed from lower elevation agricultural areas have been successfully transplanted into streams where their activity stimulates growth of willow and aspen, and maintains water cycles.

Total Project Cost: $175,000
WWNRT Funded: $30,000
                                                     Sponsor: Wyoming Wetland Society



67 Ranch Easement

December 2009. Conservation easement on one of the most historic ranches in Wyoming will allow owners to continue ranching into the seventh generation of Wyoming citizens and protect miles of stream and meadow habitats near Big Piney. This ranch is important habitat for moose, Sage-grouse, mule deer, elk, Long-billed curlew, and a variety of other species of concern in Wyoming.

Total Project Cost: $4,600,000
WWNRT Funded: $500,000
Sponsor: Green River Valley Land Trust



Bear Creek Fish Passage

December 2009. Reconstruction of water diversion on Bear Creek near Dubois will allow fish to pass up and down stream, and place structures to stop fish from being trapped in irrigation systems. This is a key spawning stream for native cutthroat trout.Project 

Total Project Cost: $325,000
WWNRT Funded: $95,000
Sponsor: Game and Fish Commission




Torrey Lake Ranch Easement.

June 2009. Conservation Easement on an additional 950 acres of crucial winter and migration routes for bighorn sheep, mule deer and elk near Dubois. This is the range of the famed Whiskey Mountain bighorn sheep herd, but also a haven for a variety of species, including burbot, Blue grouse, and numerous songbirds.

Total Project Cost: $1,200,000
WWNRT Funded: $300,000 (requires legislative approval)
Sponsor: Jackson Hole Land Trust



Gros Ventre Wetland

June 2009. Beaver relocation and wetland development in the upper reaches of the Gros Ventre drainage.

Total Project Cost: $22,600
WWNRT Funded: $7,500
Sponsor: Wyoming Wetland Society




 
Fish Creek Wetlands

June 2009. Restoration of several hundred acres of wetland habitats at the head of the Gros Ventre River. These habitats are important for moose, elk, bighorn sheep and migrating antelope, as well as Trumpeter swans.

Total Project Cost: $135,000
WWNRT Funded: $90,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Wetland Society



South Park Wetlands

June 2009. Restoration and enhancement of existing Trumpeter swan nesting habitat in an area that receives heavy use by waterfowl and waterfowl hunters. The project includes replacement of water control structures, renovation of nesting islands, and vegetation enhancements.

Total Project Cost: $43,500
WWNRT Funded: $20,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission



Dennison Meadows

December 2009. Irrigation system and water delivery enhancements on winter ranges used by elk on the East Fork of the Wind River near Dubois.

Total Project Cost: $237,200
WWNRT Funded: $113,500
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission




 
Swift Ranch Trumpeter Swan

June 2009. Development of habitat for Trumpeter swan nesting near Pinedale. This project will continue to add habitat for swans in the Green River drainage.

Total Project Cost: $168,300
WWNRT Funded: $60,850
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission


   
Cottonwood and North Bench Easements

December 2008. Conservation easements in two phases on approximately 7,200 acres of sagebrush and wet meadow habitats used extensively by Sage-grouse, moose, mule deer, and elk. The project has considerable support from the Jonah Interagency Office, and is located near Daniel.

Total Project Cost: $4,700,000
WWNRT Funded: $742,000 (requires legislative approval)
Sponsor: The Conservation Fund



Hovendick Ranch Easement

December 2008. Conservation easement on 700-acre family ranch along the Pop Agie River near Lander, will maintain agricultural production, while securing habitat for deer, waterfowl, songbirds, Sage-grouse, and fisheries.

Total Project Cost: $1,555,000
WWNRT Funded: $270,000 (requires legislative approval)
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission




Sommers-Grindstone Easements

December 2008. Conservation easements on two historic Sublette County ranches will maintain agricultural heritage and highly valuable riverine habitats on nearly 8,000 acres along the Green River.

Total Project Cost: $22,000,000
WWNRT Funded: $1,000,000 (requires legislative approval)
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission


Duke Place Easement

December 2008. In conjunction with Sommers-Grindstone project, the landowner will donate $2.5 million easement value on more than 11,000 acres from Bridger-Teton forest to the Green River in Sublette County. This 12-mile corridor is vital to elk, deer, moose, and other species of concern in western Wyoming.

Total Project Cost: $3,000,000
WWNRT Funded: $500,000 (requires legislative approval)
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission


 
Sublette Wildlife Fencing

December 2009. Modification of fences on more than 200,000 acres to ensure migration routes for deer and antelope are maintained. Funds will be used to match more than $1 million in federal "Healthy Lands Initiative" programs.

Total Project Cost: $3,406,180
WWNRT Funded: $400,000 (requires legislative approval)
Sponsor: Green River Valley Land Trust



Ring Lake Ranch

December 2008. Conservation Easement on 419 acres of crucial winter and migration routes for bighorn sheep, mule deer and elk near Dubois.


Total Project Cost: $1,200,000
WWNRT Funded: $300,000 (requires legislative approval)
Sponsor: Jackson Hole Land Trust




Lander Front Mule Deer Habitat

December 2008. Continuation of watershed-scale project to enhance mule deer and Sage-grouse habitats through mechanical, chemical and prescribed fire. Project eliminates encroaching juniper, limber pine and other conifers, and treats sagebrush to stimulate growth and diversity of ages and structure.

Total Project Cost: $839,088
WWNRT Funded: $304,388 (requires legislative approval)
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission



Carney Ranch Easements

December 2008. Completion of easements in upper Green River Valley will maintain habitat and ranching on nearly 4,000 acres of riparian bottomlands. The area is a crucial migration route for many species, including antelope, elk, mule deer, and moose, and also serves as habitat for Trumpeter swan, Sage-grouse, and a host of bird species.

Total Project Cost: $8,990,000
WWNRT Funded: $395,000 (requires legislative approval)
Sponsor: The Conservation Fund


 
Dry Quad Aspen

December 2008. This project will enhance aspen habitats in Teton County through fire and mechanical methods. These aspen communities are habitat to mule deer, elk, moose, black and grizzly bear, and a suite of bird species that nest in Wyoming.

Total Project Cost: $80,000
WWNRT Funded: $25,000
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation


 
Wyoming Range Mule Deer Assessment

December 2008. Assessment of mule deer populations and habitats will accelerate ability to place meaningful projects on the ground in areas adjacent to the Wyoming Range.

Total Project Cost: $119,500
WWNRT Funded: $23,500
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission



Piney Front Moose Habitat Assessment

December 2008. Assessment of moose habitat needs and potential projects within the Moose Initiative program boundary in Sublette and Lincoln counties.

Total Project Cost: $62,000
WWNRT Funded: $15,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission









Friendly Pond Wetland

June 2008. This project includes the construction of a 5.5 acre pond that would provide resting, nesting, and foraging habitat for swans and other water fowl. This pond will be located in the North Piney Creek drainage that empties into the Green River near Big Piney.

Total Project Cost- $71,150
WWNRT Funded- $37,150
Sponsor- Wyoming Game and Fish Department



 
Wiggins Fork Aspen

June 2008. This project will enhance roughly 750 acres of aspen/ conifer stands that are in a high risk of extinction. This project will use mechanical methods as well as prescribed fire to restore healthy stands of aspen. These aspen communities are habitat to mule deer, elk, moose, black and grizzly bear, beaver, bobcat, mink, martin and lynx.

Total Project Cost- $250,000
WWNRT Funded- $150,000
Sponsor- Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation



Winchester Fish Screen

June 2008. This project will install a fish screen on the Winchester irrigation ditch. This fish screen and bypass system will prevent the entrainment of thousands of fish per year to the irrigation ditch and reduce impacts to the wild rainbow and brown trout fishery and native fish recruitment in the Bull Lake Creek system which includes burbot, sauger and mountain whitefish.

Total Project Cost- $95,000
WWNRT Funded- $50,000
Sponsor- Trout Unlimited



Maki Creek and Cottonwood Aspen

December 2007. Removal of encroaching conifers to help re-establish aspen, grassland, and sagebrush habitats, and improve livestock forage. Aspen habitats are vital to seasonal and migrational needs of elk, deer, and moose, and provide summer habitat for a wide array of bird species. Project began in 2006 on Maki Creek and will continue to expand.




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Total Project Cost: $1,151,000
WWNRT Funded: $210,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission







Rimfire Ranch Wetland

December 2007. Development of several shallow-water ponds, with deeper water and islands to provide nesting habitat for Trumpeter swans. Efforts to increase populations and expand breeding ranges for Trumpeter swans have shown high response from the species, and the Green River Valley is a prime nesting and brood-rearing area.

Total Project Cost: $322,045
WWNRT Funded: $107,315
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission



Cross Lazy Two Easement

December 2007. Conservation easement on historic South Piney Creek family ranch will provide habitat for moose, mule deer, elk Sage-grouse, Long-billed curlew and a host of other species of concern, while at the same time, helping to assure the land remains in agricultural production.

Total Project Cost: $4,525,950
WWNRT Funded: $400,000
Sponsor: Green River Valley Land Trust



MJ Ranch

June 2007. Conservation easement on approximately 2,000 acres of sagebrush habitat used by Sage grouse, Mule deer, pronghorn, and elk, and stream habitat used for spawning by Brown Trout. The project relies on considerable funding from the Jonah Interagency Office, and is located south of Pinedale.

Total Project Cost: $1,500,000
WWNRT Funded: $143,171
Sponsor: Conservation Fund



Lower Gros Ventre

June 2007. Prescribed fire and mechanical treatment of encroaching conifers in Gros Ventre watershed. Project will enhance habitat for Bighorn sheep, elk, Mule deer, and moose.

Total Project Cost: $101,556
WWNRT Funded: $50,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission



Duck Creek Wetland

June 2007. Creation of large, shallow-water wetland to provide breeding and brood-rearing habitat for Trumpeter swans near Cora.


Total Project Cost: $184,307
WWNRT Funded: $79,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission




Spring Creek

June 2007. Channel improvements and habitat restoration on Spring Creek in Teton County. This project will enhance spawning and juvenile fisheries for Snake River Cutthroat trout, and other aquatic species.

Total Project Cost: $75,900
WWNRT Funded: $30,400
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission


 
Mule Deer Migration

June 2007. Completion of collaring and radio tracking of mule deer movements in Sublette County, especially relative to impacts of development.

Total Project Cost: $218,000
WWNRT Funded: $35,000
Sponsor: U.S. Geological Survey, Wyoming Fish and Wildlife Coop Unit


 
Wildlife-Vehicle Mitigation

June 2007. Flashing mobile signs used to warn motorists of large animal migrations and presence on high-traffic highways in Jackson Hole. Recent statistics suggest such signs can reduce collisions and deaths by as much as 60% in these areas.

Total Project Cost: $31,000
WWNRT Funded: $15,500
Sponsor: Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation


Double Bar E Ranch

Conservation easement on nearly 900 acres of crucial habitats near Pinedale.


Total Project Cost: $1,630,760
WWNRT Funded: $185,000
Sponsor: Green River Valley Land Trust






Pinto Ranch Trumpeter Swan

Stream enhancement and wetland creation to benefit cutthroat trout, Trumpeter swan, and other species.

Total Project Cost: $184,000
WWNRT Funded: $40,000
Sponsor: Teton County Conservation District




Hansen Easement

December 2006. Conservation easement on more than 2,500 acres of crucial mule deer and elk winter ranges, and Sage grouse summer range near Lander.

Total Project Cost: $1,600,000
WWNRT Funded: $100,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Department




Cedar Butte Prescribed Fire

December 2006. Prescribed fire to enhance crucial winter range for mule deer and elk on the North Fork of the Popo Agie River. 

Total Project Cost: $27,750
WWNRT Funded: $5,000
Sponsor: Bureau of Indian Affairs





Lower Gros Ventre

Treatment of approximately 18,684 acres of vegetation in the lower Gros Ventre River to enhance wildlife habitat, specifically to improve winter and transitional ranges for moose, bighorn sheep and elk.

Total Project Cost: $101,556
WWNRT Funded: $49,929.35
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish



Cottonwood Ranch

Integrated conservation easement acquisition, public lands grazing management improvement, and water efficiency improvement on approximately 75,000 acres in Sublette county

Total Project Cost: $1,198,650
WWNRT Funded: $195,000
Sponsor: The Conservation Fund



North Bench Easement

Purchase of conservation easement/development rights on approximately 1,831 acres of private land in Sublette county

Total Project Cost: $1,926,250
WWNRT Funded: $150,583
Sponsor: The Conservation Fund



Sublette Wildlife Fence II

Alteration or removal of fencing that precludes or impairs natural migration of antelope and deer in western Wyoming

Total Project Cost: $4,733,070
WWNRT Funded: $22,670.28
Sponsor: Green River Valley Land Trust



Jackson Hole Invasives

Invasive species eradication, primarily cheatgrass, followed by appropriate reclamation of infested sites.

Total Project Cost: $202,875
WWNRT Funded: $50,000
Sponsor: The Conservation Fund



Pine Creek Fish Passage




Removal of migration barrier in Pine Creek to allow passage of fish upstream and downstream, and to recreate natural spawning and seasonal migrations of fish.

Total Project Cost: $127,942
WWNRT Funded: $40,000
Sponsor: Upper Green River Trout Unlimited





Alexander Ranch Conservation Easement

Permanent use restriction on approximately 1,664 acres in Sublette County to preclude loss of habitat and key migration corridors for elk, deer, antelope, sage-grouse, songbirds, amphibians and other species, secure habitat for sage-grouse in a core population area, and allow for continued agricultural production.

Total Project Cost: $2,770,440
WWNRT Funded: $625,000
Sponsor: The Conservation Fund



Teton Invasives III

Continuation of projects to eradicate invasive species, primarily cheatgrass, followed by appropriate reclamation of infested sites

Total Project Cost: $192,975
WWNRT Funded: $50,000
Sponsor: Teton County Weed and Pest District



Fontenelle Fire Rehab




Rehabilitation measures to address impacts of the Fontenelle Fire, including fence repair and replacement, re-seeding of native plants, erosion control measures, and other actions to enhance restoration of the native ecosystem.

Total Project Cost: $869,800
WWNRT Funded: $107,268.45
Sponsor: Sublette County Conservation District




Square Top H2O

Conversion of windmill and generator type pumping systems to solar pumping systems or stations within the Fremont Butte Individual and Square Top Common BLM allotments.

Total Project Cost: $110,310
WWNRT Funded: $30,500
Sponsor: Sublette County Conservation District



Yellowstone Lake

Spawning and juvenile fish rearing improvement, and expansion of native cutthroat trout populations in Yellowstone Lake. Improvements focus primarily on removal of carnivorous, invasive Lake Trout, and on development of methods to limit recruitment of invasive fish.

Total Project Cost: $855,206
WWNRT Funded: $150,000
Sponsor: Trout Unlimited



Jeffery City Sage Grouse

Research and vegetation analysis on native rangelands in central Wyoming using collared Sage-grouse and various methods of habitat treatment

Total Project Cost: $224,436
WWNRT Funded: $189,436
Sponsor: University of Wyoming



Wyoming Range Mule Deer

Research and vegetation inventory on native rangelands through mule deer collaring and recapture to evaluate body fats, diets, pregnancy rates and other data in an area of critical importance for mule deer in Wyoming

Total Project Cost: $575,212
WWNRT Funded: $120,000
Sponsor: University of Wyoming



New Fork Bank Stabilization

Placement of flow detectors and bank protection on a portion of the New Fork River where a breach would result in severe degradation of spring creek juvenile fish-rearing habitat.

Total Project Cost: $46,900
WWNRT Funded: $25,000
Sponsor: Upper Green River Trout Unlimited



East Fork Tributaries



Water delivery and management system development on Pine Creek and Meadow Creek in the East Fork drainage, including diversion structures, delivery pipelines, and other irrigation and water management infrastructure

Total Project Cost: $376,500
WWNRT Funded: $150,000
Sponsor: Trout Unlimited




Upper Dunoir Fish Screens

Development and placement of fish screens in two branches of the Dunoir River west of Dubois

Total Project Cost: $146,000
WWNRT Funded: $70,000
Sponsor: Trout Unlimited



Bare Creek

Reconstruction of fish barrier on the upper reaches of Cottonwood Creek in Sublette County

Total Project Cost: $154,200
WWNRT Funded: $77,100
Sponsor: Trout Unlimited



Bryan Flats




Removal of encroaching conifers through prescribed fire and mechanical treatment

Total Project Cost: $137,700
WWNRT Funded: $25,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish






South Pass Aspen



Habitat enhancement by removal of conifers from aspen stands and other habitats of high value to elk, deer, and other species. Mechanism of treatment included fire, mechanical, and other removal techniques appropriate to the area

Total Project Cost: $542,600
WWNRT Funded: $195,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish




Red Rock Fire Nutrition

Evaluation of the nutritional needs and changes in diet following fire as a treatment to enhance seasonal ranges for big game species.

Total Project Cost: $119,410
WWNRT Funded: $10,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish



Upper Big Sandy






Placement of an adequate barrier to upward fish migration by non-native fish into spawning and fish-rearing habitats for native fishes considered "at risk" due to predation, hybridation, and loss of habitation of the Big Sandy River.






Total Project Cost: $849,670
WWNRT Funded: $195,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish








Red Canyon WHMA Pipeline



Structural improvements to irrigation systems to eliminate erosion and water loss from an antiquated ditch delivery system in Fremont County, specifically pipe, fittings, headgates and other water control equipment.

Total Project Cost: $32,520
WWNRT Funded: $15,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish




Spence Moriarty Meadows

Continuation of projects to improve water use, forage production, and management of winter forage for elk, deer, bighorn sheep and other species by placement of appropriate infrastructure, specifically pipe, fittings, headgates and other water control equipment.

Total Project Cost: $42,560
WWNRT Funded: $55,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish



Jackson Hole Wetlands II

Continuation of beaver relocation project to remove problem animals from areas of destruction and place them in areas where beaver activity will increase and enhance wetland values

Total Project Cost: $323,639
WWNRT Funded: $30,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Wetlands Society



Wyoming Range Aspen III

1,176 acre aspen enhancement project on the Big Piney Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest, utilizing conifers that were mechanically felled within encroached apen stands to conduct a prescribed burn to stimulate aspen regeneration

Total Project Cost: $122,200
WWNRT Funded: $50,000
Sponsor: U.S. Forest Service



Middle Popo Agie Lander




Restoration of natural stream function through placement of in-channel structures and stabilization of stream banks

Total Project Cost: $374,895
WWNRT Funded: $165,202.10
Sponsor: Popo Agie Conservation District




Valley Springs Wetlands




Establishment of shallow waters wetlands in conjunction with trumpeter swan captive breeding habitat to provide forage for adult and juvenile birds.

Total Project Cost: $20,287
WWNRT Funded: $10,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Wetlands Society




Edmiston Spring



Restoration of wetland and spawning habitat and fish mobility in an area impacted by human uses through mechanical methods to restore stream function, improve riparian vegetation, and provide spawning gravels.

Total Project Cost: $111,000
WWNRT Funded: $30,000
Sponsor: Jackson Hole Trout Unlimited




Cody Creek




Restoration of upper spawning areas on Cody Creek and Spring Creek through physical channel enhancement, placement of spawning gravels, and installation of fish screens

Total Project Cost: $417,770
WWNRT Funded: $114,235
Sponsor: Teton Science School




Fall Creek Fence

Terrestrial habitat enhancement by relocation and restoration of fencing to restrict overuse of winter forage for wintering elk, and to allow passage of mule deer and antelope in a migration corridor limited by various restrictions to movement

Total Project Cost: $255,700
WWNRT Funded: $55,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish



East Fork Diversion




Irrigation and stream enhancement by replacement of irrigation diversion structure to reflect natural movement of the East Fork River near Dubois

Total Project Cost: $146,248
WWNRT Funded: $55,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish




Soda Lake Fence

Terrestrial habitat enhancement by relocation and restoration of fencing to restrict overuse of winter forage for wintering elk, and to allow passage of mule deer and antelope in a migration corridor limited by various restrictions to movement

Total Project Cost: $102,705
WWNRT Funded: $33,875
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish



Mountain King Habitat

Terrestrial habitat enhancement by a variety of treatment methods, including mechanical, chemical, fire and other techniques to determine the most effective means for enhancement of shrub communities removal of invasive conifers in an area of high importance for mule deer


Total Project Cost: $55,000
WWNRT Funded: $20,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish



Wind River Telemetry

Marking and radio tracking of trout within the Wind River drainage to determine migration and movement patterns of fish in a major river system

Total Project Cost: $30,800
WWNRT Funded: $10,500
Sponsor: Trout Unlimited



Cabins Ranch Conservation Easement

Purchase of conservation easement on approximately 2,831 acres of private land in Sublette County, WY

Total Project Cost: $2,000,000
WWNRT Funded: $500,000
Sponsor: The Conservation Fund



Culbertson Place Conservation Easement

Purchase of conservation easement on approximately 1,531 acres of private land in Sublette County, WY

Total Project Cost: $1,540,000
WWNRT Funded: $385,000
Sponsor: The Conservation Fund



Rolling Thunder Conservation Easement

Purchase of conservation easement on approximately 3,239 acres of private land in Sublette County, WY

Total Project Cost: $2,000,000
WWNRT Funded: $425,000
Sponsor: The Conservation Fund



Blue Crane Creek






Stream channel stabilization and importation of spawning gravels on Blue Creek as part of an ongoing effort to improve fisheries habitat in the Snake River system

Total Project Cost: $79,080
WWNRT Funded: $24,430.24
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish







Munger Mountain Conservation Easement






Purchase of conservation easement on approximately 300 acres of private land in Teton County, WY








Total Project Cost: $6,000,000
WWNRT Funded: $600,000
Sponsor: Jackson Hole Land Trust






East Gros Ventre Butte Conservation Easement




Purchase of conservation easement on approximately 413 acres of private land in Teton County

Total Project Cost: $7,665,500
WWNRT Funded: $600,000
Sponsor: Jackson Hole Land Trust




Ball Place Conservation Easement

Purchase of conservation easement on approximately 1,760 acres of private land in Sublette County, WY.

Total Project Cost: $795,000
WWNRT Funded: $265,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Stock Growers Ag Land Trust



Martin Place Conservation Easement

Purchase of conservation easement on approximately 840 acres of private land in Sublette County, WY

Total Project Cost: $375,000
WWNRT Funded: $125,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Stock Growers Ag Land Trust



Cottonwood Ranch Habitat



Habitat restoration and enhancement through wildlife-friendly fencing, irrigation infrastructure, stream channel restoration and channel stabilization, and seeding and reclamation of native rangelands

Total Project Cost: $1,102,525
WWNRT Funded: $209,735
Sponsor: Teton Science School




New Fork Wetlands




Creation of shallow wetlands in ephrmeral wetland areas fed by groundwater and irrigation return flows adjacent to the New Fork River near Big Piney, WY

Total Project Cost: $105,500
WWNRT Funded: $25,000
Sponsor: Sublette County Conservation District




Wyoming Range Mule Deer II

Research and vegetation inventory on native rangelands through mule deer collaring and recapture to evaluate body fats, diets, pregnancy rates and other data in an area of critical importance for mule deer in Wyoming

Total Project Cost: $58,280
WWNRT Funded: $38,280
Sponsor: University of Wyoming Coop



Neonatal Mule Deer

Research and vegetation inventory on native rangelands through mule deer collaring and recapture to evaluate animal condition, diet, survival rates and other data in an area of critical importance for mule deer in Wyoming.

Total Project Cost: $2,425,540
WWNRT Funded: $148,000
Sponsor: University of Wyoming Coop



Hinkle Conservation Easement






Permanent conservation easement on approximately 205 acres of private land on Willow Creek near Lander, in Fremont County

Total Project Cost: $287,750
WWNRT Funded: $52,700
Sponsor: Jackson Hole Land Trust







Wickstrom Conservation Easement




Permanent conservation easement on approximately 128 acres of private land on Wiullow Creek near Lander, in Fremont County

Total Project Cost: $176,750
WWNRT Funded: $25,000
Sponsor: Jackson Hole Land Trust





Wyoming Range Mule Deer Habitat

Watershed enhancement through treatment of rangeland ecosystems with fire, mechanical, chemical, fencing, and management alternatives to reduce encroachment of native conifers, restore lands impaired by wildfire, and rejuvenate habitats that have lost functionality due to age, lack of stimulation, and drought.

Total Project Cost: $3,698,390
WWNRT Funded: $500,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish



Mesa Fence




Removal of barrier fences and replacement with fence designs that allow movement of wildlife during seasonal migrations.

Total Project Cost: $645,000
WWNRT Funded: $127,652
Sponsor: Wyoming Wildlife - The Foundation




Luckey Pond

Restoration of aeration devices and water stimulation on a pond used for recreational purposes by youth and disabled patrons near Lander, WY

Total Project Cost: $60,960
WWNRT Funded: $10,000
Sponsor: Popo Agie Anglers



Rim Ranch Conservation Easement

Permanent conservation easement on approximately 3,945 acres of private land in Sublette County, WY

Total Project Cost: $1,873,250
WWNRT Funded: $475,000
Sponsor: The Conservation Fund



Thunderhead Fish Screen




Watershed enhancement through placement of a fish passage screen in the main stem of Bear Creek in northern Fremont County, WY

Total Project Cost: $153,209
WWNRT Funded: $49,971
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish




Big Horn Draw Wetland

Continuation of wetland enhancement and development of new wetland habitat in conjunction with other improvements on the Wind River indian Reservation near Ethete, in central Fremont County.

Total Project Cost: $247,432
WWNRT Funded: $38,432
Sponsor: Popo Agie Conservation District



Woolery Ranch Conservation Easement




Purchase of conservation easement on approximately 3,602 acres of private land on Beaver Creek in Fremont County, WY

Total Project Cost: $968,150
WWNRT Funded: $195,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Stock Growers Ag Land Trust





Tolton Ranch Conservation Easement




Purchase of conservation easement on approximately 1,400 acres of private land near Big Piney, in Sublette County, WY

Total Project Cost: $1,018,150
WWNRT Funded: $195,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Stock Growers Ag Land Trust




Sinks Canyon Fire Rehab

Reclamation and restoration of wildfire damage, primarily through experimental methods, including chemical treatment, mechanical treatment, reseeding and soil amentment in Sinks Canyon of the Popo Agie River near Lander, in central Fremont County

Total Project Cost: $55,500
WWNRT Funded: $20,000
Sponsor: Popo Agie Conservation District



Middle Piney Creek




Diversion structure an associated stream enhancements to prevent entrainment of native and non-natie fish in Middle Piney Creek, near the town of Big Piney, WY

Total Project Cost: $27,125
WWNRT Funded: $10,000
Sponsor: Trout Unlimited





Fremont Lake Mule Deer




Conservation of a major migration route for mule deer through the purchase of the actual corridor, habitat enhancement, and subsequent fence modification and relocation for the purpose of habitat and migration enhancement.

Total Project Cost: $1,901,000
WWNRT Funded: $160,000
Sponsor: The Conservation Fund




Neonatal Mule Deer II



Research and vegetation inventory on native rangelands through mule deer collaring and recapture to evaluate animal condition, diets, survival rates and other data in an area of critical importance for mule deer in Wyoming.

Total Project Cost: $489,461
WWNRT Funded: $131,000
Sponsor: University of Wyoming Coop




Human-Grizzly Conflict

Placement of bear-resistant food storage containers in areas of high potential for human and Grizzly bear conflict

Total Project Cost: $173,717
WWNRT Funded: $33,749
Sponsor: Greater Yellowstone Coalition



South Pass Aspen II

Terrestrial habitat enhancement by aggressive treatment for invasive conifer species by fire, mechanical and chemical treatments.

Total Project Cost: $551,500
WWNRT Funded: $250,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish



Lander Front Mule Deer

Watershed enhancement program on approximately 13,700 acres in Fremont county for enhancement of sagebrush communities, treatment of encroaching juniper through chemical and mechanical means and prescribed fire , revegetation and rangeland improvements through seeding, mechanical treatment, and alternative grazing strategies, including removal of livestock to other locations and fencing.

Total Project Cost: $479,700
WWNRT Funded: $230,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish



Wyoming Front Aspen

Aspen stands management including mechanical and hand removal of conifers to reduce conifer dominance, improve wildlife habitat interspersion and ecological function.

Total Project Cost: $459,000
WWNRT Funded: $100,000
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation



Bates Creek III

Watershed enhancement on approximately 13,500 acres in southern Natrona county, and southern Converse county to remove encroaching conifers through mechanical mens and prescribed fire, and for revegetation and rangeland improvement through alternative grazing strategies, including removal of livestock to other locations, and fencing.

Total Project Cost: $385,028
WWNRT Funded: $100,000
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation



Cottonwood Aspen

Watershed enhancement on approximately 1,400 acres in central Sublette county to remove encroaching conifers through mechanical mens and prescribed fire, and for revegetation and rangeland improvement through alternative grazing strategies, including removal of livestock to other locations, and fencing.

Total Project Cost: $301,000
WWNRT Funded: $100,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish



Cross Lazy Two Easement




Purchase of conservation easement on approximately 4,450 acres of private land in Sublette county.









Total Project Cost: $4,525,950
WWNRT Funded: $327,220
Sponsor: Green River Valley Land Trust






Carney Ranch Easement




Purchase of conservation easement/development rights on approximately 2,571 acres of private land in Sublette county.

Total Project Cost: $5,695,000
WWNRT Funded: $188,000
Sponsor: The Conservation Fund




Wyoming Range Aspen III

Conifer removal and aspen enhancement on numerous sites throughout the Wyoming Range of the Bridger-Teton National Forest in Lincoln and Sublette Counties, through mechanical means and prescribed fire.

Total Project Cost: $500,000
WWNRT Funded: $112,731.55
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation



Flat Creek




Stream channel restoration and channel stabilization on Flat Creek in the town of Jackson.

Total Project Cost: $350,000
WWNRT Funded: $50,000
Sponsor: Teton Science School




Wyoming Range Aspen IV

Conifer removal and aspen enhancement on numerous sites throughout the Wyoming Range of the Bridger-Teton National Forest in Lincoln and Sublette Counties, through mechanical means and prescribed fire.

Total Project Cost: $430,000
WWNRT Funded: $110,000
Sponsor: Bureau of Land Management



Richie Easement





Purchase of conservation easement on approximately 1,379 acres of private land in Sublette County, WY








Total Project Cost: $2,525,000
WWNRT Funded: $400,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish