The Fish Question
Longread: The Dolores Canyon, native fish vs. trout, and climate change
Earlier this summer, when it became clear that the operators of McPhee Dam would cut releases to a trickle, essentially leaving the Lower Dolores River riverless, the outcome became clear: Most if not all of the trout in the river below the dam would perish. The flows would simply be too meagre, and the water temperature too high, to sustain a species m…
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