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Marble Creek Splash Dams

Marble Creek Splash Dams

Marble Creek Splash Dam Fish Passage Project

The St. Joe Ranger District is partnering with the USFWS, Idaho DEQ, Idaho Dept. of Fish & Game, and Avista Corp to breach two historic splash dams on Marble Creek to increase amount of habitat available for bull trout.

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Milner Spring Flows to End

This will be the last weekend of augmented flows of >2000 cfs for the Murtaugh this Spring. The flow augmentation releases will start ramping down on June 2, 2013 -- Sunday afternoon, and be shut off by Monday or Tuesday.

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Bear River Release 2013

The Bear River will be flowing this weekend, June 1 and 2, 2013. Flows of 900 cfs or inflow, whichever is greater, will be provided on each day.  Releases will begin at 10 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. Between adjoining release days, night-time flows of 200 cfs will be provided.

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Whitewater Park Proposed in Bellevue

A proposal has been set into motion which has gained the support of the local Bellevue community, the Wood River Irrigation District, and City Council, to transform the District 45 Canal Co. diversion and the surrounding area into a river park and surf wave. 

An informational meeting will be held on Monday, March 11, at 6 p.m. at Bellevue City Hall to answer questions about the proposed "wave structure."

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Springs Fire on South Fork Payette

The Springs Fire on the South Fork Payette River, Idaho appears to have been limited to mostly undergrowth and grass. Some trees have burned, but the majority of the fire that can be seen from the road, left the trees intact. The fire ranges from the confluence with the North Fork upstream along the South Fork to above Bronco Billy. The hardest hit areas are the large grass hillsides along and downstream of Staircase. Near the confluence both sides of the river have burned.

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