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Water Study to Look at more than Teton Dam

“From the Rexburg Standard Journal” Several stakeholders are supporting the broadened focus of a federal water supply study that will look at more than the Teton River and rebuilding the failed Teton Dam. “We’re supportive of that,” Fremont Madison Irrigation Director Dale Swensen says of the broadened scope of the study. Friends of the Teton […]

Wyoming Requires Invasive Species Decals

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has announced a new initiative to hit aquatic invasive species where it counts. In an effort to protect Wyoming’s valuable water resources, the state legislature allocated $1.5 million to the department to implement newprograms aimed at preventing the introduction of quagga and zebra mussels to Wyoming waters. Quagga and […]

Idaho Fish and Game offers Bounty on Rainbows!!!!

Since 1982 Idaho Fish and Game fisheries biologists have been monitoring the numbers of the different types of trout in the South Fork Snake River outside of Idaho Falls.This monitoring has tracked the effects non-native rainbow trout are having on native Yellowstone cutthroat trout populations. Rainbow trout can interbreed with cutthroats and produce fertile offspring. […]

Idaho to set aside Teton Dam Project!!!

This year Idaho lawmakers are making painful budget cuts they never would have considered in even bad times in the past.  State agencies, which have already had to lay off all but essential workers, are looking to slash services. Schools are not just looking at ways to protect classroom quality, they are seeking ways to […]

Idaho Might Close Harriman State Park!!

Voted the best trout stream in America by Trout Unlimited in 1999, the Henry’s Fork meanders through the 11,000-acre Harriman State Park, a preserve which– under a new proposal by Idaho governor C.L. “Butch” Otter — could be de-funded and lost to the public. Otter wants to eliminate the eliminate the Department of Parks and […]