2017 Winter Lecture Series
Restoration of the native Rio Grande Cutthroat trout
by Ben Felt
Aquatic biologist with the Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Grand Junction Office
7 PM, Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
Calvillo’s upstairs meeting room,
400 Main, Alamosa, CO
This talk will be presented by Benjamin (Ben) Felt, the Area Aquatic Biologist in the Grand Junction office of the Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Ben will discuss the inter-agency reclamation project conducted in 2015 and 2016 to restore native Rio Grande cutthroat trout to 8 miles of stream in the Rio Grande National Forest near Creede, Colorado and to also restore them in a private lake on Humphreys Ranch. This talk will focus on the need for this project, the process of reclaiming these streams and lakes, recent updates on the 2016 treatment, and will highlight the collaborative work that occurred between Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the United States Forest Service and Humphreys Ranch to make this project possible.
Preceding the talk, the CFI will hold their annual meeting and dinner starting at 6 p.m., all are welcome.
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