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Climate Change Robs Frogs And Salamanders Of Refuge
2014-05-02 03:41:38

Sandra Hines / Lisa Hayward US Geological Survey By hightailing it to nearby ponds and shallow waterways, frogs and salamanders have – until now – had a way to evade exotic trout introduced to the West's high-mountain lakes for recreational fishing. A warming climate, however, will dry up some of the places where amphibians and their young have found refuge. Researchers in the May 1 issue of Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment write about this challenge and a novel combination...

2009-03-27 11:27:55

The impact fish stocking has on aquatic insects in mountain lakes can be rapidly reversed by removing non-native trout, according to a study completed by U.S. Forest Service and University of California, Davis, scientists. Their findings appear in a current online issue of the journal Freshwater Biology where they describe experiments that examined some effects of fisheries management practices now in use in California mountain lakes where fish do not naturally occur. The research has value...

2008-06-16 18:00:16

By BRYCE PETERSON For the Journal About 20 miles north of Pecos, on the banks of the Pecos River, sit a couple of man-made ponds full of small rainbow trout just waiting to become the first to hit a kid's baited hook. Just don't get too confused by the name -- or names. The sign, posted by the U.S. Forest Service, which manages the land, proclaims the name Cowles Ponds, after the former town that occupied the site. But on the state Game and Fish stocking report, the same ponds are...


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