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Leadmine Brook Fish Passage and Habitat Restoration Project, Connecticut

This project will restore upstream fish passage and in-stream habitats for wild brook trout populations at the Axe Factory Road Crossing and provide access to over 2.94 miles of upstream brook trout habitat.

Photo of the outlet of twin culverts perched above the streambed.  Improper culvert installation blocks and prevents upstream passage for the wild brook trout population.

Photo of the outlet of twin culverts perched above the streambed.  Improper culvert installation blocks and prevents upstream passage for the wild brook trout population

Photo illustrating skewed alignment of culvert outlet that directs high stream flow regimes into the streambank.

Photo illustrating skewed alignment of culvert outlet that directs high stream flow regimes into the streambank

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