North Fork Cottonwood reroute project to protect bull trout
August 1, 2019
SEELEY LAKE - Contractors with the Big Blackfoot Chapter of Trout Unlimited are working on the North Fork Cottonwood Reroute project that is tied to fisheries and preserving bull trout populations.
The project on the #477 Cottonwood Lakes Road, approximately a quarter-mile east of the North Fork Cottonwood Creek, intends to move a segment of road from the banks of the creek and replace an existing culvert. This project is not expected to impact traffic.
“The whole idea for the reroute, for instance, is to get the road away from the stream and keep the dirt from the road from getting into...