Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: New York
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

New York Project

Use of Telemetry to Assess Potential Effects of Schoharie Reservoir Waters on Trout Populations in the Upper Esopus Creek

August 2009 - March 2011


Participating Agencies

  • Cooperative Research Unit Program

To use fish telemetry and temperature data to document differences in trout rates of movement (and use of thermal refuges), apparent survival, and growth at two reaches in the Upper Esopus Creek, an upstream control reach, and a impact reach downstream of the portal.