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Brook Trout

Brook trout are essential to the headwater stream ecosystem and a valuable piece of the region's heritage and economy. Land trusts have even found that the possibility of restoring brook trout to local streams motivates private landowners to take conservation actions. But unless steps are taken to reverse brook trout population decline, the species could be at risk of becoming regionally threatened within three to four decades.

Outcome(s)

Brook Trout Restore and sustain naturally reproducing brook trout populations in Chesapeake headwater streams with an eight percent increase in occupied habitat by 2025.

Lead Goal Implementation Team(s)

Habitat Goal Implementation Team (GIT 2)

Partner Goal Implementation Team(s)

Maintain Healthy Watersheds Goal Implementation Team (GIT 4)

Participating Partners

State of Maryland
State of New York
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Commonwealth of Virginia
Chesapeake Bay Commission
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
National Park Service (NPS)
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
U.S. Forest Service (USFS)

Related Documents

Contact(s)

Jennifer Greiner, Habitat Goal Team Coordinator
(410) 267-5783
410 Severn Avenue
Suite 112
Annapolis, Maryland 21403
jennifer_greiner@fws.gov

Upcoming Meetings






Past Meetings

Brook Trout Action Team Conference Call

September 28, 2016
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Location:

NPS Small Conference Room

Details:

Conference Line: 866-299-3188; Code: 267-985-6222
Adobe Connect: https://epawebconferencing.acms.com/brooktroutactionteam/
(Note: Enter as Guest with your name and affiliation)

Related Files:

Sponsor: Habitat Goal Implementation Team (GIT 2)

Sponsor: Brook Trout Action Team

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