From The Summit Daily (Deepan Dutta): Since 2007, Parks and Wildlife has conducted a biennial fishery survey of the reach with assistance from Summit County, the U.S. Forest Service and the Colorado Water Quality Control Division. After evaluating the latest survey, Parks and Wildlife aquatic biologist Jon Ewert found “an obvious and significant decline occurring […]

via Surveys show significant fish declines in Blue River upstream of Dillon Reservoir — The Summit Daily — Coyote Gulch

Here’s the release from Colorado Parks and Wildlife: Work to restore wild rainbow trout in the Gunnison Gorge is starting to pay off as the population of the species is slowly increasing, according to surveys conducted recently by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. CPW biologists are hopeful that the success on the Gunnison will eventually help […]

via Wild rainbow trout population growing in the Gunnison Gorge — #Colorado Parks & Wildlife — Coyote Gulch

An invasive signal crayfish, Pacifastacus leniusculus, crossing a road in Oxford. (Photo: Andrew Gray, Flickr)Crayfish are freshwater crustaceans that can be found in a range of freshwater habitats, from fast-flowing rivers to swamps and ditches. Even in places where they are abundant, they are secretive and not commonly seen, so the ongoing widespread invasion by non-native…

via Invading Europe’s waterways: the crayfish occupation — The Invasives Blog

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 21, 2019 Contacts: Betsy Klein, I AM WOLF NATION, (714) 478-0353, Matt Francis, Project Coyote, (435) 659-9635, Katie Stennes, Project Coyote, (240) 328-5369, Lain Kahlstrom, Animal Wellness Action, (480) 565-0655, Arizona Game & Fish Commission Adopts Rule to Ban Wildlife Killing Contests Commissioner Vows to Revisit […]

via USA: Arizona Game & Fish Commission Adopts Rule to Ban Wildlife Killing Contests. — World Animals Voice