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HFF's Top 10 -- 2016

HFF’s Top-10 List 2016

 

For the past two years, HFF has ended the year by taking a look back at our "Top-10" accomplishments. This year, we're keeping that tradition going with HFF's Top-10 list for 2016. Before you dive in, you can also take a look back at 2014 and 2015.

 

"Strong Snake Plain Water Outlook Deteriorates" by John O'Connell, Capital Press

 

A weekly agricultural newspaper reported on the water outlook this week and it seems the situation our research team has been describing at Island Park Reservoir is reflected system wide.

 

"Snake Plain water managers were planning for a strong water year in March, but peak flows arrived early, limiting storage accumulation, and the summer has brought little precipitation and a prolonged stretch of high temperatures."

 

Thinking About "The New Normal"

On Saturday, May 21st, Mike Lawson of Henry's Fork Anglers posted a well written blog about the changing conditions we're seeing on the Henry's Fork, or what may be "the new normal."  These changes are undoubtedly bringing new challenges for anglers and water managers alike. Mike's blog was posted on Facebook and got some comments and questions. Rob Van Kirk, HFF's Senior Scientist also wrote a comment in response to some of those comments and questions.

Thank You for a Great Salt Lake Event!

 

From our events coordinator, Kristen:

 

The Henry’s Fork Foundation’s Salt Lake City event was a great success once again thanks to our dedicated supporting members in the Salt Lake area. Thank you to everyone who attended! We had great turnout with just a little over 260 people in attendance! With a large selection in the silent auction, fun trips to take advantage of in the live auction, and an incredible keynote speaker, Jeff Metcalf, it made for an exciting evening of fun, visiting, and gathering for a great cause.

2015 Photo Contest Winners

A huge thank you to everyone who participated in our 2015 "Sweet Home Henry's Fork" Photo Contest! We received so many beautiful photos from folks all across the country. We are so lucky to spend time in a place as beautful as the Henry's Fork and to have such talented folks to capture their favorite moments on or near the river! Keep an eye on our website and Facebook page as we feature more and more of the great photos we received. 

HFF's Top-10 List 2015

Last year, Rob wrote a "Top-10" blog about HFF's top programmatic accomlishments for the year 2014.  We'd like to keep that tradition going, so this year Rob, Brandon, and I came up with HFF's Top-10 List 2015:

 

2015 was a busy year here at the Henry’s Fork Foundation.  Now that the year is coming to a close, we’re counting down our top-10 programmatic accomplishments of 2015. 

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