Recent Projects

Lake Barkley Habitat Improvement Project

Goals of the Lake Barkley Habitat Improvement Project are as follows: 1) To decrease siltation and the expansion of mud flats by increasing shoreline stability through cypress tree plantings, 2) to mitigate the effects of existing siltation and increase centrarchid spawning success by: (a) improving available shoreline spawning cover by... Read More

Lake Coleman Habitat Renovation

Lake Coleman, with a current surface area of approximately 40 acres, is located within the city limits of Sulphur Springs in Hopkins County Texas. The lake was constructed in the early 1900s as a water supply for the City of Sulphur Springs. A comprehensive renovation of the lake was conducted... Read More

Farms and Fish: Utilizing Water-Saving Technology for Island Park Reservoir and the Henry’s Fork of the Snake River, Idaho

With the help of Reservoir Fish Habitat Partnership (RFHP) funding, Henry’s Fork Foundation (HFF) will complete the following objectives: Reduce Island Park Reservoir drawdown to no more than 60,000 acre feet out of a total capacity of 135,000 acre-feet through the HFF’s collaborative water-saving program called “Farms and Fish”, specifically... Read More

Cochiti Lake Habitat Restoration

This project addresses several impairments on Cochiti Lake, New Mexico: sedimentation, aquatic invasive species and initial vegetation removal and earth scouring during dam construction. The lake has also been subject to hazardous algae blooms. This grant will be directed towards the propagation of native aquatic and shoreline vegetation and fish... Read More

Coles Creek Habitat Improvement Project

Carlyle Lake, Illinois’ largest man-made, is located in South Central Illinois, approximately 50 miles east of St. Louis, Missouri. Construction of the lake began in 1958 and was completed in 1967. The lake is 12 miles long and 1-3 miles wide with approximately 26,000 acres of surface water at normal... Read More

Carlsbad Fisheries Revival

The project seeks to involve the local community, the City of Carlsbad and New Mexico Game and Fish in strategically positioning fish attractors, spawning structures and baitfish habitat in the Pecos River pools formed by the upper and lower dams that make up Carlsbad Municipal Lake. There are also opportunities... Read More