Montana Wildlife Project
Westslope Cutthroat Trout Project
September 2019 - June 2021
- Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks
A graduate research assistant to focus on the project which includes monitoring migrations often identify causes for mortality/impairment that may be mitigated via restoration such as screening a diversion or removing a culvert barrier. Identification of key spawning habitat also allows managers to better protect these key habitats and may provide a way to identify and prioritize land acquisition and easement projects in these areas.