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Fish Habitat Partnerships Making a Difference in Montana Creek, Alaska

from the National Fish Habitat Partnership's 2015 Through a Fish's Eye Report

Summary

Partnership - Matanuska-Susitna Basin Salmon Habitat Partnership Montana Creek, near Talkeetna, Alaska in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough has been identified by the State of Alaska as important for the spawning, rearing, or migration of anadromous fish. This system has high quality spawning gravels and provides critical spawning, rearing, and overwintering habitats for Chinook, Coho, Pink, and Chum Salmon as well as resident populations of Rainbow Trout and Arctic Grayling. It receives heavy angling attention during the summer months and is the focus of a variety of ongoing habitat and fish assessment projects, streambank restoration activities, as well as land conservation activities and community asset planning. This system is also [...]

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The U.S Geological Survey (USGS) is partnering with the National Fish Habitat Partnership (NFHP) to produce the 2015 report entitled, "Through a Fish's Eye: The Status of Fish Habitats in the United States 2015". The information contained within this item is a product of NFHP. The Bureau is neither responsible nor liable for the accuracy or the use of the scientific content within this item. This content is considered preliminary pending subsequent review and approval.

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  • Montana Creek - Restoration Project

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