Tippets: Career of a Trout Biologist, Safe Wading Techniques
- Jill Wick, trout biologist with the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, is one of 17 New Mexico women featured on a calendar to encourage girls to pursue careers in STEM. “I think it is important, growing up in high school, that you know you can do this,” Wick said. “It’s great to be able to show young girls that there really are cool jobs out there that they are capable of doing.” Via the Albuquerque Journal.
- As warmer temperatures arrive and spring runoff beings, it’s a good time to be reminded of safe wading techniques. Read an article by Jeff Florence via CTU. “Remember that fly fishing should be fun, not a survival adventure,” Florence writes, “if you’re not comfortable with the situation, don’t push it.”