Albany and Carbon Counties
Needmore Land and Cattle
September 2017. Installation of wildlife-friendly cross fence and livestock/wildlife friendly watering sources.
Total Project Cost. $102,420WWNRT Funding: $30,000Sponsor: Laramie Rivers Conservation District
SW Sagebrush Restoration
September 2017. Treatment and reduction of sagebrush to restore, enhance, and expand wetlands in an area of high importance to Sage-Grouse, mule deer, antelope and livestock.
Total Project Cost: $355,800WWNRT Funding: $125,000Sponsor: Little Snake River Conservation District
September 2017. Wetlands habitat infrastructure improvement for irrigation, to create seasonal wetland habitat, conserve water and improve water conveyance to benefit migratory waterfowl., shorebirds, and other waterbirds.
Total Project Cost: $398,165WWNRT Funding: $168,000Sponsor: Ducks Unlimited
March 2017. Construction of a shallow and deep-water wetland habitat for the purpose of water management and flood abatement, recreational use, and wildlife habitat, particularly for aquatic species, waterfowl and wading birds within the City of Rawlins.
Total Project Cost: $1,354,884WWNRT Funded: $180,000Sponsor: City of Rawlins
Rock River Invasives II
March 2017. Treatment and eradication of invasive plant species, including whitetop, leafy spurge and others in Albany County.
Total project cost: $83,373WWNRT Funded: $30,000Sponsor: Laramie Rivers Conservation District
7E Little Medicine
March 2017. Riparian improvements and diversion structure construction to improve fish passage and habitats for migratory birds and other wildlife in the Little Medicine Bow Watershed, Albany and Carbon Counties.
Total project cost: $66,750WWNRT Funded: $8,400Sponsor: Trout Unlimited
Sheep Mountain Fence
March 2017. Habitat enhancement by replacement of approximately seven (7) miles of boundary fence to wildlife-friendly fence on Sheep Mountain in Albany County.
Total project cost: $281,200WWRNT Funded: $127,500Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish
Ferris Mountain Rx II
March 2017. Prescribed fire, mechanical and chemical treatments, including control of invasive plant species and revegetation of native species in the Ferris Mountain area of Carbon County.
Total project cost: $307,000WWNRT Funded: $90,000Sponsor: BLM - Rawlins
Bow Fiddle Riparian
March 2017. Treatment and eradication of invasive plant species, including whitetop, leafy spurge and others.
Total project cost: $310,875WWNRT Funded: $126,525Sponsor: Laramie Rivers Conservation District