Cow Creek Restoration I

Restoration Stories

Little Cow Creek

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife to funding two fish barriers in Little Cow Creek: the Cook and Butcher diversion dam and the abandoned Bella Vista pipeline. The Cook and Butcher diversion dam is the largest diversion structure on Little Cow Creek and the concrete flashboard dam has been identified as the primary barrier to upstream migration on the stream. Additionally, the unscreened diversion poses a risk to outward migrating juvenile salmon and steelhead, allowing the fish to become entrained in the off-channel ditch. Learn More © Western Shasta RCD