NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
Sustain our Great Lakes Program
Project Title: Improving Fish Passage and Restoring Riparian Habitat along Grout Book and Virgil Creek (NY)
Cortland County Soil and Water Conservation District
Project ID:

Improve and enhance stream and riparian habitat to benefit fish, wildlife and water quality by completing four stream corridor and riparian habitat enhancement projects to protect and improve important brook trout habitat in Cortland County, New York. Project will prevent more than 530 pounds of sediment and nutrients from entering local waterways annually, rectify four fish passage barriers, and open 6 miles of stream.

Award Amount:
Grout Brook in the Town of Scott, and Virgil Creek in the Town of Virgil in Cortland County, New York