Forest Service Restoring Upper Greenbrier watershed

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) has undertaken the Upper Greenbrier North Watershed/Aquatics Restoration Project to restore Pocahontas County forest waterways to their original state.  The purpose is to restore the streams and the surrounding watersheds back to the condition they were found prior to the major impacts of the late 1800s – early 1900s. The main indicator we use is the brook trout response. Brook trout require cold, clean water and abundant pool habitat. The trout are our indicator of success.

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