Return of the native Colorado River cutthroat trout

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Return of the native Colorado River cutthroat trout

When complete, Hermosa Creek project will restore 23-plus miles of habitat

Return of the native Colorado River cutthroat trout

Jim White, right, aquatic biologist, and Pete Deren, aquatic technician, both of Colorado Parks and Wildlife, walk a section of the east fork of Hermosa Creek on Tuesday shocking the water to see if any brook trout have survived after using an organic poison to kill the fish in 2016.
A few Colorado cutthroat were the only fish that Jim White, aquatic biologist, and Pete Deren, aquatic technician with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, found in a section of the east fork of Hermosa Creek on Tuesday while shocking the water looking to see if any brook trout have survived after using an organic poison to kill the fish in 2016.
Pete Deren, aquatic technician with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, walks a section of the east fork of Hermosa Creek on Tuesday shocking the water to see if any brook trout have survived after using an organic poison to kill the fish in 2016.
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