Tippet: Invasives and Mass Exctinction, Clean Virginia Streams, Fish Shtick's Best of 2010, Val Kilmer Drops Ranch Price
- Invasive species may play large role in mass exctinctions, say scientists. “‘We refer to the Late Devonian as a mass extinction, but it was actually a biodiversity crisis,’ said Alycia Stigall, a scientist at Ohio University.”
- University of Virginia study says state’s streams “showed a marked improvement in water quality for brook trout since 2000, in contrast with the infinitesimal uptick in water quality scientists found between 1987 and 2000.”
- Fish Schtick lists their “best of” podcasts for 2010, including their latest, an interview with Amanda Switzer.
- The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that Val Kilmer’s New Mexico ranch — which has been operated as a private fly fishing retreat for many years — is back on the market at almost half the original price.