Kill fish to save fish: Behind Colorado’s effort to revive the Rio Grande cutthroat trout

The multi-agency project to restore Rio Grande cutthroat has been years in the making. But the optics still can be shocking.

Increasingly scarce in a dwindling native range and hybridized with other species like non-native cutthroats, which had been stocked alongside it many years ago, the Rio Grande cutthroat eventually will be reintroduced to the mountain lakes and streams where it once thrived.

LINK (via: The Colorado Sun)

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