nets $2.7 million to help Klamath River coho
The Bureau of
Reclamation received $2.7 million for the 2021-2024 Klamath
River Coho Restoration Grant Program.
and Wildlife Foundation will administer the grant program,
which will fund activities and projects to enhance survival
and recovery of natural populations of coho salmon in the
Klamath River Basin.
Area Office acting area manager Jared Bottcher said that
“Reclamation has reaffirmed its commitment to restoring
resilient coho salmon populations and their habitat in the
The goal of the
grant is to support restoration that has a direct benefit to
coho salmon in the Basin, a species listed as threatened
under the federal Endangered Species Act.
include riparian and instream habitat restoration and
improvements, barrier modification and fish passage
improvement, fish screens and water conservation.
will be focused on the mainstem of the Klamath River and
tributaries between river mile 190 to the Klamath River
plans to award $1.2 million in fiscal year 2021 and up to
$500,000 per year in fiscal years 2022-2024.
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