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Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout Conservation

Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout Conservation Strategy

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and its conservation partners have released the Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout Conservation Strategy for Montana. A companion document presenting the conservation strategy for the Shields River watershed is also available. These plans identify available information, data gaps, and propose conservation needs to protect or restore Yellowstone cutthroat trout within its historic range.

Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout Conservation Strategy for Montana

Table of Contents

Pages i–xiii PDF icon and link 437 KB

Chapters 1.0–5.0

  PDF icon and link 1.4 MB

1.0 Introduction

Pages 1–3  

2.0 Watershed Characterization

Pages 3–11  

3.0 Status and Ecology of Yellowstone Cutthroat

Pages 11–16  

4.0 Conservation Actions

Pages 16–21  

5.0 Conservation Schedule and Milestones

Pages 21–24  

Chapter 6.0 Subbasin Assessments and Conservation Opportunities

6.1 Yellowstone Headwaters Subbasin

(6.1.1 Soda Butte Creek – 6.1.9 Yellowstone River)
Pages 24–36 PDF icon and link 1.3 MB

6.2 Upper Yellowstone River Subbasin

(6.2.1 Yellowstone River – 6.2.5 Mulherin Creek)
Pages 36–57 PDF icon and link 1.3 MB
(6.2.6 Cedar Creek –  6.2.21 Cascade Creek)
Pages 57–79 PDF icon and link 1.8 MB
(6.2.22 Trail Creek – 6.2.37 Little Timber Creek
Pages 79–98 PDF icon and link 1.5 MB
(6.2.38 Big Timber Creek – 6.2.39 Otter Creek)
Pages 98–102 PDF icon and link 1.3 MB
(6.2.40  Sweet Grass Creek)
Pages 102–105 PDF icon and link 1.6 MB
(6.2.41 Boulder River Part I)
Pages 105–117 PDF icon and link 2.0 MB
(6.2.41 Boulder River Part II)
Pages 118–123 PDF icon and link 2.0 MB
(6.2.41 Boulder River Part II)
Pages 124–129 PDF icon and link815 KB

6. 3 Shields River

(6.3.1 Shields River – 6.3.8 Crazy Head Creek)
Pages 129–148 PDF icon and link1.2 MB

6.4 Upper Yellowstone Lake Subbasin

Pages 148–150 PDF icon and link852 KB

6.5 Stillwater River of the Yellowstone Subbasin

(6.5.1 Goose Creek – 6.5.16 Island Lake Project)
Pages 150–160 PDF icon and link1.7 MB

6.6 Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone Subbasin

(6.6.1 Line Creek – 6.6.17 Bluewater Creek)
Pages 160–169 PDF icon and link2.0 MB

6.7 Upper Yellowstone – Pompey’s Pillar Subbasin

Pages 169–171 PDF icon and link1.0 MB

6.8 Pryor Creek Subbasin

(6.8.1 Pryor Creek – 6.8.6 Lost Creek)
Pages 171–176 PDF icon and link1.0 MB

6.9 Bighorn Lake Subbasin

(6.9.1 Dry Head Creek – 6.9.9 Crooked Creek)
Pages 176–184 PDF icon and link1.3 MB

6.10 Shoshone River Subbasin

(6.10.1 Sage Creek – 6.10.3 Bear Creek)
Pages 184–188 PDF icon and link1.3 MB

6.11 Lower Bighorn Subbasin

(6.11.1 Rotten Grass Creek – 6.11.5 Grapevine Creek)
Pages 184–188 PDF icon and link1.6 MB

6.12 Little Bighorn Subbasin

Pages 194–196 PDF icon and link890 KB

Chapters 7.0–9.0

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Chapter 7.0  Summary

Pages 196–199  

Chapter 8.0 Literature Cited

Pages 199–205  

Chapter 9.0 Appendix A

Pages 205–213  

 

Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout Conservation Strategy for the Shields River Watershed above Chadbourne Diversion

Complete Report

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Pages 1–130 PDF icon and link 6.8 MB

Table of Contents—Chapter 2.0

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Table of Contents

Pages i–vii  

1.0 Introduction

Pages 1–15  

2.0 Status of Yellowstone Cutthroat

Pages 15–19  

Chapters 3.0–4.0

  PDF icon and link 1.7 MB

3.0 Shield River Subbasin Characterization

Pages 19–21  

4.0 General Conservation Strategies/h4>

Pages 21–59  

Chapters 5.0–7.0

  PDF icon and link 2.7 MB

5.0 Data Review and Conservation Strategies and Opportunities by Stream/Watershed

Pages 59–102  

6.0 Additional Information Needs and Adaptive Management

Pages 102–106  

7.0 Literature Cited

Pages 106–130