2017 in review: Miners Gulch Project

After reconstructing the Miners Gulch reach of the Vermilion River in 2016 (shown below), the Kootenai National Forest completed an extensive re-vegetation effort along the newly constructed channel and surrounding 11 acre floodplain in 2017.  All materials were flown into the project site via helicopter. This include all plants (400 cottonwoods), 1600 t-posts and about […]

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2017 in review: Activities in the Bull River valley

Over the past year, Lower Clark Fork Watershed Group (LCFWG) members working to establish increased vegetation along the Bull River have both continued maintaining/enhancing past re-vegetation efforts as well as completed implementation of a multi-year project funded through the Green Mountain Conservation District. Continued implementation Over the last few years, 89 re-vegetation exclosures have been […]

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Thompson River Watershed Restoration Plan – December 2017 Update

Lower Clark Fork Watershed Group (LCFWG) staff held a final stakeholder meeting for all major Thompson River Watershed stakeholders on November 28, 2017 to discuss and rank projects to be included in the Final Thompson River Watershed Restoration Plan (WRP). Stakeholders from Eastern Sanders County Conservation District, LCFWG Board and Staff, Lolo National Forest, Montana […]

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2017 Bull River Calendar December – A Historical Catch

Read more about the 2017 Bull River Calendar and the historical images that it features here!

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LCFWG 4th Quarter Meeting – December 15 and Call for Board Members

4th Quarter Meeting – December 15 Please note that the 4th Quarter Lower Clark Fork Watershed Group (LCFWG) meeting will be held on December 15 at 1:00 PM MST at the Montana State Building (2504 Tradewinds Way, Thompson Falls, MT).  For the first time, we will also have a call-in option available (call-in information will be sent […]

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Thompson River Watershed Restoration Plan – November 2017 Update

Since the stakeholder meeting on September 28, staff members of the Lower Clark Fork Watershed Group (LCFWG) have completed and continue to work on a number of activities to further the Thompson River Watershed Restoration Plan (WRP) towards completion. We have set a date for the final stakeholder meeting for November 28th, 2017 at 10 […]

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2017 Bull River Calendar November – River of Fish

  Read more about the 2017 Bull River Calendar and the historical images that it features here!

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Thompson River Watershed Restoration Plan – October 2017 Update

On September 28th, 2017, staff members of the Lower Clark Fork Watershed Group met with stakeholders of the Thompson River watershed. The goal of this meeting was to update the stakeholders on progress on the Watershed Restoration Plan and to discuss current stream conditions and prioritize potential projects identified by the stakeholders over the summer. […]

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