Fish count finds a severely depleted Animas River

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Fish count finds a severely depleted Animas River

Colorado Parks and Wildlife conducts survey for first time since 416 Fire runoff events
Colorado Parks and Wildlife crew members spread out across the Animas River on Tuesday to conduct a fish count. The agency surveyed two 1,000-foot sections of the river in Durango and found that runoff from the 416 Fire burn scar has drastically affected fish populations.

Fish count finds a severely depleted Animas River

Colorado Parks and Wildlife crew members spread out across the Animas River on Tuesday to conduct a fish count. The agency surveyed two 1,000-foot sections of the river in Durango and found that runoff from the 416 Fire burn scar has drastically affected fish populations.

Fish count finds a severely depleted Animas River

Colorado Parks and Wildlife aquatic biologist Jim White measures and weighs a brown trout caught in the Animas River on Tuesday during a fish survey, which found that runoff from the 416 Fire burn scar has drastically affected fish populations.
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