DRAFT – Lower Clark Fork Tributary Watershed Restoration Plan – FOR REVIEW

February 13, 2019 – Below are links to all of the sections of the Lower Clark Fork Tributary Watershed Restoration Plan. We have kept the document separated to manage file size and allow stakeholders the opportunity to selectively review the sections of document that are most pertinent to their interests. The link at the bottom of the page will allow you to download all files in a compressed (.zip) folder.

We sincerely value any input that we receive on this document, and hope to finalize it into a meaningful guide for watershed restoration activities in tributaries to the Lower Clark Fork River over the next ten years. Please provide any feedback to us by March 31, 2019. Email us (sarah@lcfwg.org or brita@lcfwg.org) with edits or to arrange an alternative method of file transfer.

Learn more about watershed restoration planning here.

Section 1: Introduction

1.1 – 1.5: Introduction

  • 1.1: Watershed Restoration Plans
  • 1.2: Impaired Streams and Total Maximum Daily Loads
  • 1.3: Causes and Sources of Impairments
  • 1.4: Additional Streams and Water Quality Management Considerations
  • 1.5: Lower Clark Fork Tributaries Watershed Restoration Plan Goals and Objectives

Section 2: Lower Clark Fork Tributary Watersheds

2.1: LCF Watershed Characterization

2.2: Beaver Creek Watershed

2.3: Blue Creek Watershed

2.4: Bull River Watershed

2.5: Elk Creek Watershed

2.6: Graves Creek Watershed

2.7: Marten Creek Watershed

2.8: Pilgrim Creek Watershed

2.9: Prospect Creek Watershed

2.10: Rock Creek Watershed

2.11: Swamp Creek Watershed

2.12: Trout Creek Watershed

2.13: Vermilion River Watershed

2.14: Additional Tributaries

Section 3: Recommended Best Management Practices, Restoration, and Expected Pollutant Reductions

3.1 – 3.2: Recommended Best Management Practices, Restoration, and Expected Pollutant Reductions

  • 3.1: Best Management Practices and Restoration
  • 3.2: Load Allocations and Expected Pollutant Reductions

Section 4: Available Resources

4.1-4.2: Available Resources

  • 4.1: Technical Resources
  • 4.2: Financial Resources

Section 5: WRP Development and Priorities for Restoration

5.1 – 5.3: WRP Development and Priorities for Restoration

  • 5.1: WRP Development Process
  • 5.2: Priorities for Restoration
  • 5.3: Adaptive Management – Shifting Priorities in the Face of Future Climate Change

Section 6: Progress Evaluation

6: Progress Evaluation

Section 7: References

7: References

Download all files – DRAFT Lower Clark Fork Tributary Watershed Restoration Plan