DFO Considers Rotenone In Effort To Protect The Miramichi

Officials at Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans are weighing in on a troublesome question.

Should they allow a healthy lake to be poisoned — even temporarily — to avert a potential disaster for the Miramichi River’s wild Atlantic salmon?

That question became urgent this fall with the discovery of dozens of smallmouth bass had appeared in Miramichi’s southwest branch.

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