12.7.1105    PROJECTS

(1) Program funding may be provided for costs of design, planning and construction of projects which will conserve and enhance fish and wildlife habitat. Potential projects may include but are not restricted to the following:

(a) Fish habitat improvement;

(b) Barrier removal or other improvements to provide fish passage;

(c) Riparian enhancement or protection;

(d) Stream channel rehabilitation and stabilization;

(e) Clean up of debris and trash in river corridors;

(f) Watershed enhancement(sediment source abatement, grazing management systems, vegetative development) ;

(g) Stabilization or modification of irrigation diversions presently in use, including innovative techniques not presently used in Montana;

(h) Bank stabilization (vegetative, sloping, rip-rap) .

History: 87-1-201, MCA; IMP, 87-1-257, MCA; NEW, 1990 MAR p. 1461, Eff. 7/27/90.