MSU engineers, ecologists seek to improve fish passage on Yellowstone River

News Type: State Source: Great Falls Tribune
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HUNTLEY — When the headgates opened on the Bureau of Reclamation’s Huntley Irrigation Project on the Yellowstone River in 1907, the engineering marvel transformed the valley east of Billings from sagebrush rangeland into fields green with alfalfa and other crops. Today, the massive waterworks is at the center of another engineering challenge: helping fish access habitat.