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Battle Creek Restoration

Dates

Start Date
2008-01-01
End Date
2008-12-31

Summary

This project is an ongoing cooperative project to restore 6,300 feet of Battle Creek and replace two irrigation structures which currently block seasonal fish migration. This joint project will improve native Colorado Cutthroat fish habitat, improve thermal and low flow habitat, and reduce bank erosion. Restoration will include narrowing the channel to accommodate for 590 cfs bankfull flows; excavating pools and installing fish-hook vane structures to improve low flow trout habitat; and re-establishing riparian vegetation to prevent further erosion. At a minimum, the project will include the following: installing 10 fish-hook vanes, excavating 12 pools, installing bank full benches to narrow the channel, installing willow clumps, [...]

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Data Owner :
WLCI Coordination Team

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ScienceBase WMS

Communities

  • Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative

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Alternate Titles

  • Battle Creek Fish Structures

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