Army Corps improves Kootenai River habitat with second large wood placement
Photo of a large wood logs drifting along in the Kootenai River, Montana, May 7, 2024, as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ large wood nourishment project, to improve river habitat for fish and wildlife. The Howard A. Hanson Dam in Enumclaw, Washington, inspired the Libby Dam team to develop a similar project in the area. The total logjams on the Green River, Washington, increased from 81 in 2001, to 174 by 2020.

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Photo by: Nicole L. Celestine  |  VIRIN: 240507-A-VA654-8567.JPG