Preserving the Forests and Rivers of the Upper Yakima River Basin

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Cougar Gulch – Protecting Fish and Roads

By |Fish and Wildlife, Fish Passage Improvements, Habitat Restoration|

Through the end of September, we will be working on a project to replace two culverts located in Cougar Gulch near Liberty, WA. This relatively small project will have huge impacts for fish by removing culverts that are too small for the stream at higher flows. The project will also

Team of biologists rescue stranded fish in Kachess River

By |Fish and Wildlife|

Team of Biologist Rescue Stranded Fish In Kachess River The Daily Record wrote a great story about the efforts of KCT and our partners to keep bull trout from disappearing from the upper Yakima River Basin. There are only three populations left in the upper Yakima River Basin. The salvage

Protecting Bull Trout in the Upper Yakima River Basin

By |Fish and Wildlife, Habitat Restoration|

Kittitas Conservation Trust (KCT) is working hard to protect bull trout! They are important for maintaining the unique ecosystem of the upper Yakima River basin and are a primary indicator of climate change impacts – a canary in the coal mine. Bull trout are currently listed as threatened by the US

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