Below is an overview of Latah SWCD conservation projects, organized according to the primary natural
resource being addressed. For most of these projects, private landowners provide matching funds in the form of labor,
equipment, and personal financial contributions.
- Management Planning - Big Bear Creek
Sources: Latah SWCD has submitted an application to the Idaho Department of Lands and the USDA Forest Service for forestry
planning on private lands and riparian restoration work.
- Pollinator Habitat Enhancement
- Rare Plant Surveys
- US Fish and Wildlife Service
- Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Landowner Incentive Program (LIP)
- Intermountain Joint Venture
- Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
- Lime Application Demonstration Project
Funding Sources: Latah SWCD was awarded a Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) through the USDA Natural
Resources Conservation Service. Columbia River Carbonates has pledged matching funds. Additional matching funds will be provided
by five producers who have volunteered to participate in the project. Soil testing will begin fall 2012.
|Wild steelhead at Dutch Flat Dam near Troy, Idaho. Photo by Brett Bowersox, IDFG.
- Livestock Exclusion Fencing - Corral Creek, East Fork Potlatch River, Spring Valley Creek
- Off-Site Water Development - Corral Creek, East Fork Corral Creek, Moose Creek
- Road Stabilization - East Fork Potlatch River
- Road Relocation - Corral Creek, Feather Creek
- Road Decommissioning - Corral Creek, Feather Creek, East Fork Potlatch River
- Monitoring - Corral Creek
- Idaho Office of Species Conservation - Snake
River Basin Adjudication Fund (SRBA)
- Funds originate from the US Fish and Wildlife
- Idaho Department of Environmental Quality - Clean Water Act §319
- Funds originate from US Environmental Protection Agency
- Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission - Water Quality Program for Agriculture (WQPA)