Westslope cutthroat trout

  • Science

    From Internship to Career

    One-time TU Science Intern, John Walrath, finds value in partnerships John Walrath was already deeply immersed in the world of fisheries when he took a summer internship with TU’s Science team. For his master’s program, John was studying the predation happening in Lake Coeur d’Alene on Westslope Cutthroat Trout by the resident smallmouth bass, and…

  • Restore the core

    The Rock Creek watershed It looks like an out-of-place slip-and-slide placed into a meadow alongside a tributary of Rock Creek. It is, in fact, a fish screen. Like so many western trout streams, Rock Creek and its tributaries are important sources of irrigation for farmers and ranchers.  In the past, many irrigators would dam a…