NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
Central Appalachia Habitat Stewardship Program
Project Title: Restoring and Reconnecting Habitat for Brook Trout, Hellbenders and Mussels in the Clarion River and Tionesta Creek Watersheds (PA)
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
Project ID:

Restore and reconnect aquatic habitats for eastern brook trout, eastern hellbender and freshwater mussels within the Allegheny National Forest and neighboring state lands. Project will remove one dam and replace four failing culverts at road-stream crossings that will provide access to 5 miles of upstream habitat, and will enhance in-stream habitat with large woody material along 15 miles of stream.

Award Amount:
Tionesta Creek, Clarion River, and Upper-Middle Allegheny River in Pennsylvania