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Cokeville Meadows Wetland Improvements

Dates

Start Date
2009-10-01
End Date
2010-09-30

Summary

This project will improve the irrigation meadows on the Cokeville Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. Engineering and Design will be provided to improve the condition of unused irrigation systems and pump and to install additional head gates and dikes. Planting and weed control will be done to restore 1,300 acres of irrigated meadow. This project will improve irrigation efficiency and flooding of approximately 1,300 acres of hay meadows that are currently unproductive. These improvements will increase nesting habitat for the American Bittern, White-face ibises and a variety of other wetland and waterfowl species. Additionally, once permanent vegetation is established the potential to use this area as a grass bank will be explored. This [...]

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WLCI Coordination Team

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Communities

  • Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative

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