Huge Areas of Northwest to Get New Bull Trout Protections

“In a major reversal of Bush administration policy, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to designate more than 22,600 miles of streams in the northwestern U.S. as critical habitat for the bull trout, a signature fish of the cold, clear rivers and mountain lakes of the region, known for its large head — and dwindling numbers.” Kim Murphy in the Los Angeles Times.

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