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Dirtyman Creek Fish Barrier Replacement

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Start Date
2009-01-01
End Date
2010-09-30

Summary

Populations of Colorado River cutthroat trout (CRCT) have experienced dramatic declines throughout their historic range. Current distributions of CRCT are typically limited to isolated headwater streams and lakes. Primary threat to the CRCT is the introduction of non-native salmonids and loss of habitat. A fish barrier on Dirtyman Creek was placed on BLM administered lands to prevent invasion of non-native salmonids and maintain a genetically pure population of Colorado River cutthroat trout. However, the existing structure has degraded over time and needs to be replaced before the integrity of the barrier is lost. The goal of this project is to prevent non-native fish from invading upstream of the existing barrier thus maintaining [...]

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  • Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative

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