Wyoming Wetland Project Promotes Clean Water

Posted Saturday May 27, 2017 by wf_admin

Two overwhelming factors in promoting a healthy, sustainable fish population in any lake or river are clean water and the environmental education of people living throughout the watershed. Thanks to support from Wildlife Forever, a project near Fish Creek in the Jackson Hole area of Wyoming has provided both. The project was designed to create opportunities for public education and recreation. The eight-acre site contains an open-water pond with extensive shallow wetlands, which support numerous populations of important aquatic species, plus raptors, shorebirds, and other wildlife. In addition, the site is being used to increase the public’s knowledge of the role wetlands play in providing clean water for America’s fisheries, through informational signage placed along a nature trail and the construction of a viewing platform.