Klamath Basin Rangeland Trust was founded in 2002 and has implemented water quality, water quantity, and fish habitat projects basin-wide. Our passion for a healthy watershed has benefited fish and farms.


April 22, 2015 - KBRT receives U.S. Forest Service "Rise to the Future Award"

The Klamath Basin Rangeland Trust (KBRT) is proud to announce that it has received a National Rise to the Future ‘Partnership’ Award from the U.S. Forest Service. The Fremont-Winema National Forest’s Fisheries and Aquatics Program nominated the Klamath Basin Rangeland Trust for their exceptional partnership on several stream and flow restoration projects completed in the Upper Klamath Basin. Jared Bottcher, Executive Director, and Chrysten Lambert, former Director of Water Transactions, accepted the award at the annual Rise to the Future awards ceremony on May 18th in Washington, D.C.

May 12, 2015 - National Fish Habitat Partnership names KBRT's Sun Creek Restoration Project as one of 2015's "Waters to Watch."

The National Fish Habitat Partnership (www.fishhabitat.org) has unveiled its list of 10 “Waters to Watch” for 2015, a collection of rivers, streams, estuaries, lakes and watershed systems that will benefit from strategic conservation efforts to protect, restore or enhance their current condition. The objective on Sun Creek is to reestablish redband trout and migratory populations of bull trout through improved connectivity, habitat quality and stream and riparian function.