Sun cartoonist Jim Morrissey riffs on the news that those “forever chemicals” that taint the water supply also have been found to impact freshwater fish as well.
Early-morning break in major Berlin tourist attraction sent 264,000 gallons of water rushing through building, killing hundreds of fish
Even if there were several back to back winters with deep snow and Blue Mesa filled to the brim, it would still take years for the kokanee to return to pre-drought population
A complex state effort announces first success restoring the breeding population of greenback cutthroat trout in a historic spot.
But an innovative solution is helping Trout in the Classroom cut down the number of fish involved in the fatal testing process.
The celebratory release of kokanee salmon from Roaring Judy hatchery ensures that the fish so popular with anglers continue to propagate – even in drought-ravaged waters
There is molten salt in the town of Hayden’s future – maybe trout, too – but almost definitely molten salt. The idea of using molten salt energy storage to fill part of the gap in employment and taxes left by the planned closure of the Routt County town’s coal-fired power plant is being planned by […]
By Daisy Nguyen, The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Baby salmon are dying by the thousands in one California river, and an entire run of endangered salmon could be wiped out in another. Fishermen who make their living off adult salmon, once they enter the Pacific Ocean, are sounding the alarm as blistering heat waves […]
By Heather Sackett, Aspen Journalism KREMMLING — In the gray light of dawn, hundreds of swallows darted over a pool of standing water in an irrigated field along the Colorado River. The birds were attracted to the early-morning mosquitos swarming the saturated landscape. Bill Vetter, a wildlife biologist with Wyoming-based Precision Wildlife Resources, methodically counted […]
By James Anderson, The Associated Press The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Tuesday it plans to propose reclassifying a rare Colorado River Basin fish called the razorback sucker from endangered to threatened status after a multiyear and multistate effort throughout the Southwestern U.S. to replenish its populations. A proposed formal relisting, to be published Wednesday in […]