Hunting and Fishing projects near you that Bo Biteman does not support!
Biteman also wants to transfer our public land!

(For a list of bills and votes
scroll to the bottom)

 

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Bull Creek Fish Passage

September 2016.  Reclamation of diversion structure and stream function to allow fish passage in a river system of high importance to native fish.
Total project cost:  $290,498
WWNRT Funded:   $81,000
Sponsor:  Trout Unlimited
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Sunlight Basin Habitat

September 2016.  Habitat treatments including mechanical construction of stream channel, and upland improvements to irrigated meadows to restore stream function and increase seasonal forage for elk, moose, deer and other species in Park County.
Total Project Cost:  $1,602,300
WWNRT Funded:      $788,000
Sponsor:  Wyoming Game and Fish Commission
____________________________________________________________________________________________________Medicine Lodge Creek

September 2016.  Habitat treatments including mechanical construction of stream channel, willow planting, fencing and other means to stabilize a highly important perennial stream in Big Horn County.

Total Project Cost:  $1,385,200

WWNRT Funded:      $572,750
Sponsor:  Wyoming Game and Fish Commission____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Big Horn River Invasives III

March 2016.  Continuation of project to eliminate invasive species along the Big Horn River within Hot Springs County, on private and public lands.  Target specifics are tamarisk and Russian olive, with control through mechanical, chemical and other treatments.
Total Project Cost:  $303,500
WWNRT Funding:    $95,000
Sponsor:  Hot Springs County Weed and Pest District

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Lewis Conservation Easement

March 2016. Conservation easement on approximately 600 acres of native rangeland and farm ground in Big Horn County. 
 
Total Project Cost:  $1,000,000
WWNRT Funding:     $180,000
Sponsor:  Wyoming Game and Fish
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Grass Creek Aspen

March 2016.  Enhancement of aspen habitats by removal of invasive and encroaching conifer and shrubs through fire, mechanical and chemical treatment. 
 
Total Project Cost:  $65,000
WWNRT Funding:  $25,000
Sponsor:  Wyoming Game and Fish 
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Eaglenest Creek Riparian Restoration
September 2015.  Stream habitat rehabilitation to rectify intense flows created by management of excess irrigation water.
 
Total Project Cost:  $16,450
WWNRT Funding:    $7,250
Sponsor:  Wyoming Disabled Hunters
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Yellowstone Lake II
September 2013.  Development of protocols and methods to reduce predation and displacement of native cutthroat trout within the confines of Yellowstone Lake through detection of spawning grounds and migratory patterns of fish movement within the lake ecosystem. 
 
Total Project Cost:  $1,474,426
WWNRT Funding:  $617,649
Sponsor:  Trout Unlimited
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Greybull River – Dry Creek Invasives
December 2011. Continuation of massive effort to remove and eliminate invasive Russian olive and saltcedar from hundreds of miles of riparian areas and grasslands in the Big Horn Basin. Removal will restore habitat for deer, game birds, fish, and increase the economic potential for agriculture in the area.
Total Project Cost: $1,125,000
WWNRT Funded: $150,000
Sponsor: South Big Horn Conservation District

Slover Conservation Easement
 
December 2011. Conservation easement on approximately 1,500 acres will protect and enhance riparian and stream habitats and Sage-grouse Core Population Area in Washakie County.
Total Project Cost: $155,600
WWNRT Funded: $25,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Stock Growers Ag Land Trust

Absaroka Riparian II
June 2012. Riparian enhancement including fencing, water development, livestock management, and invasive species removal on the Absaroka Front near Meeteetse. Continues efforts begun in 2010.
Total Project Cost: $742,194
WWNRT Funded: $73,541
Sponsor: The Nature Conservancy

V Ranch Conservation Easement
June 2012. Conservation easement on 3,000 acres of native rangeland within Sage-grouse Core Population Area near Kirby will continue to enhance large watershed effort to reduce erosion, increase forage production and stabilize streams. This ranch is central to the Kirby Creek CRM effort, which was named the BLM National Stewardship Award winner in 2012.
Total Project Cost: $841,054
WWNRT Funded: $175,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Stock Growers Ag Land Trust

Mishurda Mountain Conservation Easement
June 2012. Conservation easement on approximately 8,000 acres adjacent to V Ranch, and integral to the Kirby Creek CRM efforts. This easement, at a value more than one million dollars, was donated by the landowners.
Total Project Cost: $1,094,430
WWNRT Funded: $35,306.70
Sponsor: Wyoming Stock Growers Ag Land Trust

Francs Fork Infiltration
June 2012. Innovative infiltration system will allow removal of irrigation water while streamflow will provide for fish migration to spawning areas in the Greybull River watershed. This is part of an effort that will create access to more than 500 miles of spawning and other fish habitat in the area.
Total Project Cost: $236,378
WWNRT Funded: $94,500
Sponsor: Wyoming Trout Unlimited

North Fork Shoshoni Canal
June 2012. Fish screen on the North Fork will eliminate entrainment of fish in the longest irrigation system in the watershed, and will have an immediate positive effect on 415 miles of blue-ribbon fishery near Cody.
Total Project Cost: $255,350
WWNRT Funded: $85,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Trout Unlimited

Timber Creek II
June 2012. Continuation of project to remove barriers to fish migration on Timber Creek in the Greybull River system. This project has shown response from cutthroat trout to be nearly immediate as barriers are removed. The project also improves irrigation efficiency for landowners.
Total Project Cost: $246,578
WWNRT Funded: $90,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Trout Unlimited

Upper Sunshine II
    June 2012. Restoration and retrofit of a large irrigation structure on the Greybull River will       include fish bypass channel and ladders to allow passage at periods of low flow. This             project is a wide-ranging partnership between various levels of government, the local             irrigation district, irrigators, and Trout Unlimited.
    Total Project Cost: $240,483
WWNRT Funded: $35,000
 Sponsor: Wyoming Trout Unlimited

Big Horn River Invasives
June 2012. Continuation of basin-wide effort to remove and eliminate invasive Russian olive and saltcedar from hundreds of miles of riparian areas and grasslands in the Big Horn Basin. Removal on the main stem of the Big Horn River will begin in Hot Springs County, and extend northward over time.
Total Project Cost: $600,000
WWNRT Funded: $165,000
Sponsor: Hot Springs County Weed and Pest District

Yellowtail CRM V

June 2012. Continuation of initial efforts to eradicate Russian olive and saltcedar on the Yellowtail Unit near Lovell. This project was one of the first funded by the WWNRT in 2006, and has completed nearly five million dollars of work on the ground.

Total Project Cost: $456,000
WWNRT Funded: $95,000
Sponsor: Shoshone Conservation District

Big Horn Basin Sagebrush
June 2012. Conservation effort to increase recruitment of sagebrush in historic stands within Sage-grouse Core Population Areas in the northern Big Horn Basin.
Total Project Cost: $45,923
WWNRT Funded: $22,822
Sponsor: Michigan Technological University

Bentonite Sagebrush II
June 2012. Continuation of research/demonstration project to evaluate methods to increase survival of sagebrush plants through soil testing and manipulation and varying methods of planting seed and seedlings. Early indications for success have been very positive and may have long-reaching implications.
Total Project Cost: $11,368
WWNRT Funded: $5,614
Sponsor: Michigan Technological University

Upper Sunshine Fish Ladder
June 2011. Major modification of stream diversion will improve irrigation and allow native fish species access to hundreds of miles of historic spawning and fish rearing areas on the Greybull River west of Meeteetse.
Total Project Cost: $220,000
WWNRT Funded: $85,000
Sponsor: Trout Unlimited

Mesa Well
June 2011. Water development and distribution to enhance winter use of rangelands for elk, mule deer, and livestock. Water will also enhance summer use of transitional ranges for Sage-grouse in a core population area.
Total Project Cost: $95,500
WWNRT Funded: $25,000
Sponsor: South Big Horn Conservation District

Yellowtail CRM Invasive Removal
December 2010. Final phase of five-year program to remove invasive species, primarily Russian olive and saltcedar, from wetland habitats near Lovell. Enhances habitats for upland game birds, waterfowl, deer and other species, while increasing water yield. This project includes various landowners, including private farmers, State of Wyoming and federal agencies on a popular wildlife habitat unit and has led to massive eradication efforts in the Big Horn Basin.
Total Project Cost: $4,000,000

WWNRT Funded: $985,000

Sponsor: Shoshone Conservation District

Bentonite Sagebrush Restoration
December 2010. In response to Wyoming’s effort to manage Sage-grouse, the bentonite industry has launched efforts to restore habitat on lands previously released from reclamation bonding, and to develop reclamations methods that will accelerate habitat restoration after mining. This is the first phase of that effort, and will take place on lands near Greybull.
Total Project Cost: $25,331
WWNRT Funded: $10,929
Sponsor: Michigan Technological University

Absaroka Riparian Habitat
December 2010. Water development and riparian habitat improvements on several miles of streams near Meeteetse will increase forage and water for elk, mule deer, and other species. This is the first phase of a multi-year project.
Total Project Cost: $500,000
WWNRT Funded: $20,000
Sponsor: The Nature Conservancy

Oxbow Ranch Conservation Easement
December 2010. Permanent easement on approximately 500 acres along the Nowood River in Big Horn County will maintain habitat for gamebirds, deer, native fish, and allow owners to maintain agricultural production.
Total Project Cost: $398,400
WWNRT Funded: $75,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Stock Growers Agricultural Land Trust

Timber Creek
June 2010. Removal of fish barriers and replacement with crossings that are negotiable by spawning fish, especially native cutthroat trout.
Total Project Cost: $131,704
WWNRT Funded: $45,000
Sponsor: Trout Unlimited

Greybull River Fencing
June 2010. Construction of fencing along the Greybull River will allow seasonal use of the riparian area at times when use will not impact streambanks and water quality.
Total Project Cost: $42,192
WWNRT Funded: $7,500
Sponsor: Trout Unlimited

Big Horn River Invasives
June 2010. With many of the tributaries to the Big Horn River cleared of invasive Russian olive and salt cedar, this effort will initiate major removal of invasives on a portion of the mainstem of the river below Thermopolis.
Total Project Cost: $60,000
WWNRT Funded: $30,000
Sponsor: Hot Springs Weed and Pest

Garland Field Habitat
June 2010. Removal of invasive species and planting of food plots in this highly used area along the Shoshone River. Primary targets of this effort are wild turkeys, pheasants, and deer.
Total Project Cost: $40,000
WWNRT Funded: $10,000
Sponsor: National Wild Turkey Foundation

Lower Enos Creek
December 2009. This project is part of a basin-wide effort to remove invasive and non-native species that alter water cycles and natural vegetation patterns, including juniper, Russian olive, saltcedar, and other species. Lower Enos Creek is valuable habitat for a variety of species, including mule deer, elk, antelope, and a variety of songbirds and fish.
Total Project Cost: $275,000
WWNRT Funded: $100,000
Sponsor: Bureau of Land Management – Worland

Sage Creek CRM
December 2009. Combination of projects removes invasive species, primarily Russian olive and saltcedar from wetland habitats and riparian areas in Big Horn County. Enhances habitats for upland game birds, waterfowl, deer and other species, while increasing water yield and improving water quality. Successful removal of invasive species also increases production of forage for agricultural operations. This is a large project, requiring legislative approval.
Total Project Cost: $900,000
WWNRT Funded: $200,000
Sponsor = Shoshone Conservation District

Greybull River Watershed
December 2009. Continuation of Big Horn Basin efforts to remove Russian olive and saltcedar on the lower portions of the Greybull River in Big Horn and Park counties. Successful eradication and maintained control of sprouting increases agricultural potential, and opens habitats for game birds, waterfowl, deer and songbirds, while increasing water yield and improving water quality. This project will require legislative approval.
Total Project Cost: $2,500,000
WWNRT Funded: $300,000
  Sponsor = South Big Horn Conservation District

Wardwell Ditch
December 2009. Water delivery system to numerous farms associated with the Yellowtail Habitat Area in near Lovell. This project will replace a highly erosive ditch system with piped water to conserve water, eliminate erosion, and increase agricultural production. The result is a healthier, more robust habitat base, primarily for waterfowl, pheasants, and wild turkeys.
  Total Project Cost: $455,000
WWNRT Funded: $190,000
  Sponsor = Wyoming Game and Fish Commission

Darrell Mumm Fish Passage
December 2009. Highly innovative fish ladder on Bitter Creek near Byron will allow fish to navigate a high dam that allows water canal to pass underneath the stream bed. Fish will be able to move up and downstream by negotiating a narrow, curving channel that ultimately leads to a raceway over the dam. This will expand spawning potential, and increase fishery quality in an area where fisheries are limited.
  Total Project Cost: $486,000
WWNRT Funded: $195,000
  Sponsor = Wyoming Game and Fish Commission

Shepperson Ranch Easement
December 2009. Conservation easement on nearly 14,000 acres in Park County. Easement will include riparian habitats and meadows along the Greybull River, and expansive sagebrush/grassland habitats on uplands. Some of the best Sage-grouse habitats in the Big Horn Basin are found on this ranch, and those will be permanently maintained. This easement allows a young ranching family to operate without excessive debt. Legislative approval is required.
 Total Project Cost: $1,020,000
  WWNRT Funded: $280,000
     Sponsor = Wyoming Stock Growers Agricultural Land Trust

Shoshone – Clarks Fork Watershed
December 2009. Russian olive and saltcedar removal on the Shoshone and Clarks Fork rivers in Park County. This project, like many others, includes dozens of landowners and partners, but also includes a partnership with Powell High School. Students study water yield, water quality, soils, vegetation and wildlife responses to habitat improvements. Landowners gain from increased production of desirable species. Wildlife species targeted include pheasants, turkeys, waterfowl, deer and songbirds. This project will require legislative approval.
Total Project Cost: $2,500,000
   WWNRT Funded: $300,000
   Sponsor = Shoshone/Clarks Fork CRM

Shepperson Fence
December 2009. Fencing project will provide seasonal use of forage along the Greybull River near Meeteetse, while maintaining habitats for songbirds, deer and elk. Primary purpose is to reduce erosion and discharge of nutrients into the river to enhance fisheries.
Total Project Cost: $32,000
WWNRT Funded: $9,000
Sponsor = Trout Unlimited

McCullough Peaks Water II
June 2009. This project involves developing reliable water on public lands for the benefit of wildlife and livestock. The area is habitat to mule deer, pronghorn, sage-grouse, bob cats and wild horses. A portion of this grant was made possible by a contribution from Black Hills Bentonite Company.

Total Project Cost: $43,410.00

WWNRT Funded: $20,000
Sponsor: FOAL

Diamond Creek Wetland
June 2009. Wetland development and enhancement on lands associated with Buffalo Bill Reservoir. This project creates nesting and seasonal habitat for waterfowl, shore birds, wading birds, and amphibians.
Total Project Cost: $45,000.00
WWNRT Funded: $15,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission

South Highway Pipeline
June 2009. Water source and allocation on several thousand acres in the Big Horn Basin to benefit wildlife through better livestock distribution and installation of water sources specifically for wildlife.
Total Project Cost: $127,440
WWNRT Funded: $40,000
Sponsor: Guardians of the Range

Renner WHMA Invasives
June 2009. Continued expansion of treatment of cheatgrass with herbicide, and re-seeding with a mixture of grasses and legumes. Habitats for Sage-grouse, mule deer, and grassland birds are the target of this project.
Total Project Cost: $15,000
WWNRT Funded: $9,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission

Franc’s Fork Fish Passage
June 2009. This project will replace an old culvert crossing and re-distribute silt loads on Franc’s Fork of the Greybull River near Meeteetse, allowing fish to use the full length of the stream for spawning and seasonal habitat.
Total Project Cost: $305,000
WWNRT Funded: $120,000
Sponsor: Trout Unlimited

Black Mountain Sagebrush
December 2008. Highly aggressive project to re-establish sagebrush in areas severely burned by wildfire, including sagebrush re-planting and aggressive control of invasive species.
Total Project Cost: $80,500
WWNRT Funded: $22,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Commission

Cottonwood/Grass Creek Invasives
December 2008. Removal of saltcedar and Russian olive on entire length of contributory streams to the Big Horn River in Washakie and Hot Springs counties. Multiple landowner effort to complement other similar efforts to improve water yield, water quality, and restore native species to desert stream systems.

Total Project Cost: $895,000

WWNRT Funded: $225,000 (Requires legislative approval)
Sponsor: Washakie County Conservation District

LU Ranch Easement
December 2008. Conservation easement on approximately 3,000 acres of historic Wyoming ranch will maintain habitat for elk, deer, songbirds, and a variety of other species, as well as maintaining ranching opportunities.
Total Project Cost: $669,750
WWNRT Funded: $190,000
Sponsor: The Nature Conservancy

Kirby Creek Watershed
December 2007. Watershed rehabilitation project including stream restoration, riparian area habitat enhancements, grazing management, irrigation management, and upland grassland restoration over more than one million acres in Hot Springs County. This program is driven by a strong, multiple-landowner steering committee.
Total Project Cost: $1,443,700
WWNRT Funded: $200,000
Sponsor: Hot Springs Conservation District

Park County Weed and Pest
December 2008. Elimination of invasive species on crucial wildlife ranges throughout Park County. WWNRT funding was allocated in three separate periods, with project completion expected in 2009.
Total Project Cost: $600,000
WWNRT Funded: $150,000
Sponsor: Park County Weed and Pest

Nowood River
June 2008. This project includes the mechanical and chemical treatment of 2,200 acres of Russian olive and salt cedar. The Nowood River watershed covers 1,287,000 acres and is habitat to moose, mule deer, elk and a variety of other species.
Total Project Cost: $810,000
WWNRT Funded: $115,000
Sponsor: Washakie County Conservation District

Renner Cheatgrass Control
June 2008. Treatment of 600 acres of cheatgrass with herbicide, and re-seeding with a mixture of grasses and legumes. Habitats for Sage-grouse, mule deer, and grassland birds are the target of this project.
Total Project Cost: $33,000
WWNRT Funded: $8,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Department

McCullough Peaks Water I
June 2008. This project involves developing reliable water on public lands for the benefit of wildlife and livestock. The area is habitat to mule deer, pronghorn, sage-grouse, bob cats and wild horses.
Total Project Cost: $58,000
WWNRT Funded: $5,000
Sponsor: FOAL

Shell Valley CRM
June 2008. This project includes the mechanical and chemical treatments of Russian olive and salt cedar infestations along 100 stream miles within the Shell watershed. Successful implementation of this project will increase future palatable forage for wildlife and livestock.
Total Project Cost: $1,672,700
WWNRT Funded: $150,000
Sponsor: Big Horn County Conservation District

Gooseberry Watershed Improvements

December 2007. Combination of projects from 2006 and 2007 to eliminate saltcedar and Russian olive from nearly 40 miles of tributary stream to Big Horn River. Projects will increase water yield, allow native species to perpetuate, and improve habitats for livestock and a variety of wildlife species.

Total Project Cost: $1,701,000
WWNRT Funded: $140,000
Sponsor: Washakie County Conservation District, Wyoming Game and Fish Commission

Whit Creek Water
June 2007. Development of water sources and delivery systems to enhance livestock use and provide water and additional forage for elk, and mule deer.
Total Project Cost: $42,502
WWNRT Funded: $14,876
Sponsor: Powell Clarks Fork Conservation District

Absaroka Aspen Enhancement
Removes encroaching conifers and helps to re-establish aspen and sagebrush habitats.
Total Project Cost: $23,5000
WWNRT Funded: $8,700
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

Brokenback Aspen Enhancement
Removes encroaching conifers and helps to re-establish aspen, grassland, and sagebrush habitats.
Total Project Cost: $14,000
WWNRT Funded: $6,000
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

Devil’s Canyon Bighorn Sheep Enhancement
Prescribed fire and water developments to enhance Bighorn sheep, elk, Mule deer, and Sage grouse, as well as livestock management.
Total Project Cost: $48,100
WWNRT Funded: $10,000
Sponsor: BLM Cody Field Office

Gooseberry Creek Watershed
Conservation easements on three large ranches will restrict development on 4,718 acres and up to 65 miles of stream corridor.
Total Project Cost: $1,129,455
WWNRT Funded: $160,000

Sponsor: Wyoming Stock Growers Agricultural Land Trust


Mountain Allotment Prescribed Fire
Removes encroaching conifers and helps to re-establish aspen, grassland, and sagebrush habitats.
Total Project Cost: $25,200
WWNRT Funded: $4,000
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundationn

North Gooseberry Water Enhancement
Restores upland water storage and provides aquatic habitat.
Total Project Cost: $7,415
WWNRT Funded: $3,240
Sponsor: Guardians of the Range

North Fork Prescribed Fire
Removes encroaching conifers and helps maintain and expand crucial winter habitat for Bighorn sheep, elk, and Mule deer.
Total Project Cost: $157,250
WWNRT Funded: $50,000
Sponsor: Shoshone National Forest

Trout Creek
Enhances habitats and restricts fish loss for Yellowstone Cutthroat trout in a major tributary of the North Fork of the Clark’s Fork River.
Total Project Cost: $96,300
WWNRT Funded: $38,550
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish Department

Upper Grass Creek Prescribed Fire
Removes encroaching conifers and helps to re-establish aspen, grassland, and sagebrush habitats.
Total Project Cost: $57,000
WWNRT Funded: $20,000
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation


Park County Weed II

 
Aggressive control of invasive species, including houndstongue, spotted knapweed, Canada thistle, and Dalmation toadflax in areas in Park county that are highly used by wildlife.
 
Total Project Cost: $306,880
WWNRT Funded: $50,000
Sponsor: Park County Weed and Pest

 

Thunder Basin Grassland II

 
Watershed and rangeland enhancement program on approx. 2,750 acres in northeastern Wyoming, specifically to maintain and enhance native vegetation through removal of invasive species and rangeland enhancements, including mechanical treatment, prescribed fire, grazing management and water development
 
Total Project Cost: $1,950,000
WWNRT Funded: $110,000
Sponsor: Thunder Basin Grassland Prairie Ecosystem Association

Renner Cheatgrass Control
Elimination of invasive cheatgrass on upper unit of the Renner Wildlife Unit in Big Horn and Washakie counties.
 
Total Project Cost: $33,000
WWNRT Funded: $8,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish

 
Heart Mountain Aspen
 
 
 

Fence removal, replacement and aspen cutting and enhancement on Heart Mountain in northern Wyoming.

 
Total Project Cost: $45,000
WWNRT Funded: $20,000
Sponsor: The Nature Conservancy
 
 

 
Open Lock Wetland
 
 
 
 
 

Wetland development, including deep and shallow water saline wetlands in Hot Springs County

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Total Project Cost: $88,431

WWNRT Funded: $21,489
Sponsor: Hot Springs County Conservation District

 
Hazen Draw
 
 

Wetland development, water development and associated fencing and infrastructure in an area of high value to season-long and wintering mule deer and other species in central Hot Springs County

 
Total Project Cost: $37,500
WWNRT Funded: $17,000
Sponsor: Hot Springs County Weed and Pest District

 
Shoshone Clarks Fork II
 

Continuation of efforts to eradicate invasive salt cedar and Russian olive on the main stem of the Shoshone and Clarks Fork Rivers in Park County, including mechanical and chemical removal of invasives, with subsequent revegetation, in coordination with Park County Weed and Pest District.

 
Total Project Cost: $633,000
WWNRT Funded: $195,000
Sponsor: The Nature Conservancy

McCullough Peaks H2O
Water development and associated pipeline and infrastructure to supply water for wildlife, horses and livestock
 
Total Project Cost: $266,186
WWNRT Funded: $25,648.85
Sponsor: Friends of a Legacy (FOAL)

Timber Creek II Modification
 
 
 
 

Placement of fish screening structures on two major irrigation systems within the Greybull River drainage

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Total Project Cost: $584,661

WWNRT Funded: $68,261
Sponsor: Trout Unlimited

Dick Creek Aspen
 
 
 

Restore approximately 178 acres of aspen and riparian stands in the Dick Creek area of the Greybull Ranger District, Shoshone National Forest

 
Total Project Cost: $55,250
WWNRT Funded: $20,000
Sponsor: U.S. Forest Service

Black Mountain Juniper
Terrestrial habitat enhancement by removal of invasive conifers in an area of high importance for mule deer and elk
 
Total Project Cost: $82,750
WWNRT Funded: $30,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish

Sunlight Basin Fence
 
 
 
 

Terrestrial habitat enhancement by relocation and restoration of fencing to restrict overuse of winter forage for wintering elk in an area of high recreational use

 
 
Total Project Cost: $212,960
WWNRT Funded: $40,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish
 
 
 
 
 

Ishawooa Creek
 
 
 

Reconstruction of diversion structure and placement of fish screens on a major spawning stream in Park County

 
Total Project Cost: $372,500
WWNRT Funded: $190,000
Sponsor: Trout Unlimited

Gooseberry Creek Watershed
Watershed enhancement program on approximately 1,750 acres in Washakie county, to remove encroaching tamarisk and Russian olive along the full length of Gooseberry Creek through chemical and mechanical means.
 
Total Project Cost: $100,000
WWNRT Funded: $75,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish

Kirby Creek II
 

Watershed enhancement on approximately 128,500 acres in central Hot Springs county to maintain and enhance Kirby Creek, including stream channel modifications, bank stabilization and fisheries enhancements; to develop alternative water sources within the watershed, including ponds, springs, and water delivery systems, to manage outbreak of noxious plants.

 
Total Project Cost: $390,000
WWNRT Funded: $150,000
Sponsor: Hot Springs Conservation District

Park County Weed and Pest III
Phase III of aggressive control of invasive species, including houndstongue, spotted knapweed, Canada thistle, and Dalmation toadflax in areas in Park county that are highly used by wildlife.
 
Total Project Cost: $306,880
WWNRT Funded: $50,000
Sponsor: Park County Weed and Pest

Cottonwood/Grass Creek II
Removal of invasive Russian olive and salt cedar, and re-treatment of volunteer sprouts, seedlings, and other invasives
 
Total Project Cost: $310,000
WWNRT Funded: $200,000
Sponsor: Washakie County Conservation District

 
Big Horn Invasives II
 
 
 

Continuation of project to eliminate invasive species along the Big Horn River within Hot Springs County, on private and public lands. Target species are tamarisk and Russian olive, accomplished using mechanical, chemical and other treatments

 
Total Project Cost: $600,000
WWNRT Funded: $160,000
Sponsor: Hot Springs County Weed and Pest District

South Fork Shoshone Conservation Easement
Conservation easement will help eliminate the potential for residential development in an area where high numbers of wildlive are prevalent.
 
Total Project Cost: $600,000
WWNRT Funded: $7,600
Sponsor: Jackson Hole Land Trust

Yellowtail Fire Rehab
Continuation of habitat restoration and enhancement efforts on the Yellowtail Habitat Unit and associated properties through reseeding, removal of invasive species, and management of livestock and water systems in northern Big Horn County
 
Total Project Cost: $162,000
WWNRT Funded: $200,000
Sponsor: Shoshone Conservation District

Yellowstone Lake II
Development of protocols and methods to reduce predation and displacement of native cutthroat trout within the confines of Yellowstone Lake through detection of spawning grounds and migratory patterns of fish movement within the lake ecosystem.
 
Total Project Cost: $1,474,426
WWNRT Funded: $621,576
Sponsor: Trout Unlimited

Absaroka Riparian III
 
 

Second phase of habitat improvement on numerous second and third order watersheds in Hot Springs County. Primary treatments include mechanical and chemical removal of invasive species, water development and water delivery systems, and fencing.

 
Total Project Cost: $202,240
WWNRT Funded: $102,240
Sponsor: The Nature Conservancy

Harmony Diversion
 
 

Stream habitat and irrigation management improvements on the Nowood River in northern Wyoming through construction of fish passage structures, screens, and riparian structures to maintain natural flow regimes within the river system

 
Total Project Cost: $385,273
WWNRT Funded: $550,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish

Voss 15 Mile Invasives
 
 
 
 
 

Removal of invasive Russian olive and salt cedar on 15 Mile Creek, a major tributary to the Big Horn River.

 
Total Project Cost: $50,350
WWNRT Funded: $15,193
Sponsor: Washakie County Weed and pest

Open Lock Ranch Conservation Easement
Purchase of conservation easement on approximately 4,700 acres of private land in Washakie County
 
Total Project Cost: $768,150
WWNRT Funded: $150,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Stock Growers Ag Land Trust

Eaglenest Creek
Stream habitat restoration to rectify intense flows created by management of excess irrigation water
 
Total Project Cost: $16,450
WWNRT Funded: $7,250
Sponsor: Wyoming Disabled Hunters

Lazy BV Conservation Easement
 
 

Permanent conservation easement on approximately 2,500 acres of private land in Park County

 
Total Project Cost: $1,166,538
WWNRT Funded: $269,635
Sponsor: The Nature Conservancy


Lewis Conservation Easement

 
 
 
 

Conservation easement on approximately 600 acres of native rangeland and farm ground in Big Horn County.


Total cost $1,000,000
WWNRT Funded:  $180,000
Sponsor:  Wyoming Game and Fish
 
 

Tensleep Preserve Wildlife Friendly Fence
 
 
 
 
 

Construction and renovation of fencing that serves as a barrier to animal movement

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Total cost:  $91,376.00

WWNRT Funded:  $36,000
Sponsor: The Nature Conservancy

Big Horn River Watershed Restoration

Continuation of project to eliminate invasive species along the Big Horn River, Hot Springs County, on private and public lands.  Target species are tamarisk and Russian olive, and control will be accomplished using mechanical, chemical, and other treatments

 
Total cost:  $303,500
WWNRT Funded:  $95,000
Sponsor: Hot Springs County Weed and Pest

Sheridan County Supports wildlife
Bo Biteman does not

 

Bo Biteman has never voted in favor of projects that benefit our Wildlife!

All projects are funded through income off of the WWNRT trust fund.

These Projects are Important for our Hunting and Fishing opportunities

Hunters & Anglers are Now Against Bo Biteman!

Bo Biteman has consistently voted against the interests of sportsmen.
Bo Biteman has consistently voted against our public lands and our wildlife!

Hollis Hackman will protect our public lands and our wildlife!

Vote Hollis Hackman!

Here are links to each years WWNRT funding bill that Biteman did not vote for:  

2018 Senate File 69    https://www.wyoleg.gov/Legislation/2018/SF0069

2017 Senate File 72    https://www.wyoleg.gov/Legislation/2017/SF0072

State Land impact assessments before the sale of public land
House Bill 131 https://www.wyoleg.gov/Legislation/2018/HB0131

Transfer of Public Lands
2018 House bill 94 https://www.wyoleg.gov/Legislation/2018/HB0094