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Salmon Habitat Recovery Program


The Nez Perce Soil and Water Conservation District recognizes the importance of salmon habitat recovery, in order to restore endangered and/or threatened salmon populations to a self-sustaining level.

Program Purpose

Restore and enhance salmon habitat identified as threatened or endangered.

In This Section:

  • Watershed Restoration Activities
    The Nez Perce Soil and Water Conservation District is involved in several programs for the enhancement and restoration of salmon habitat within the tributaries of the Clearwater, Snake and Salmon Rivers. The District obtains funding from Bonneville Power Administration for projects within the Lapwai Creek watershed. While funding for efforts in the Cottonwood Creek, Catholic Creek, Pine Creek, Bedrock Creek and Jacks Creek watersheds is obtained from the Idaho Governor’s Office of Species Conservation.
  • Nez Perce County Activities
    The District works closely with Nez Perce County to identify projects that benefit salmonid habitat recovery.
  • Salmonid Species of Concern
    Learn about the salmonid species of concern in our region.
  • Photo Gallery
    View a photo gallery of Nez Perce Soil and Water Conservation District involvement in salmon habitat recovery.
  • Links & Resources
    Access other organizations providing information about salmon habitat recovery.

Thanks to the Five Counties Salmonid Conservation Program in Del Norte, Siskiyou, Humboldt, Trinity, and Mendocino, CA for allowing us to model our web page after theirs. Their willingness to share reduced our time and costs in developing this segment of our web page!


Nez Perce Soil and Water Conservation District
27880 Chambers Road
Culdesac, ID 83524

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 131
Culdesac, ID 83524

Contact Us

Phone:  208-843-2931

Fax:  208-843-2234


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