Silver Creek in Idaho
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USGS Ecological Monitoring at Silver Creek Preserve by U.S.G.S
The Nature Conservancy’s Silver Creek Preserve near Picabo, Idaho is home to one of the world’s premier trout fisheries. The Nature Conservancy has initiated several projects to protect and enhance this spring-fed watershed.To measure the effectiveness of their projects, they turned to the USGS for expertise in ecological monitoring. Our biologists collect information about the preserve’s aquatic life and habitat to guide sound decision making. For details about each monitoring project, visit the individual study web page.