Lincoln, Uinta, and Sweetwater Counties
Lower Swift Creek
September 2018. Restoration of stream function including channel realignment, grade control, bank and channel stabilization, floodplain connectivity and riparian vegetation in Lower Swift Creek in Lincoln County.
Total Project Cost: $1,284,927WWNRT Funded: $200,000Sponsor: Trout Unlimited
Salt Creek Fish Passage
September 2018. Culvert replacement to reconnect six miles of Bonneville cutthroat trout habitat in Salt Creek, and up to 15 miles within the tributaries of Salt Creek including stream realignment and re-vegetation in Salt Creek, Lincoln County.
Total Project Cost: $586,120WWNRT Funded: $233,500Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish
Bear River Restoration
March 2018. Restoration of stream function through placement of instream structures and management of irrigation on the Bear River.
Total Project Cost: $462,950WWRNT Funded: $125,000Sponsor: Uinta County Conservation District
March 2018. Reconstruction of an impoundment for water in the Yellow Creek drainage to create and maintain wetlands and water availability for wildlife.
Total Project Costs: $116,100WWNRT Funded: $42,000Sponsor: Uinta County Conservation District
Mill Creek Water
March 2018. Water development and distribution through storage and pipeline placement in an area of high importance to Greater Sage-grouse, mule deer, elk, and other species near Cokeville.
Total Project Cost: $182,816WWNRT Funded: $18,000Sponsor: Lincoln County Conservation District
Fontenelle Fish Passage
March 2018. Removal of irrigation structures that preclude natural movement of fishes on Fontenelle Creek in Lincoln County to allow movement of native fish to and from historic spawning areas.
Total Project Cost: $215,200WWNRT Funded: $80,000Sponsor: Trout Unlimited