in-stream flow

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New proposal may raise fish population in ranchland streams

November 13, 2012

A new bill would allow landowners to temporarily lease their water rights to groups for the purpose of restoring fish populations. But it faces opposition.

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Hard lesson for Lincoln County in protest of in-stream flows

October 2, 2012

State officials turned down an effort by Lincoln County to challenge confirmation of in-stream flow water rights in over a dozen streams in the county.

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From hay fields to fish flows: Pinedale irrigator first in Wyoming to convert water right for fish

November 15, 2011

The concept of protecting water to stay flowing in-stream for fish was once fiercely-fought by the agriculture community, but many things have changed over the …