North & South Rivers Watershed Association

Water Watch lecture – The Quest for the Golden Trout

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 7:00 pm
South Shore Natural Science Center

Douglas M. Thompson, Author and Director of the Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment at Connecticut College

Americans’ love of trout has reached a level of fervor that borders on the religious. Federal and state agencies, as well as nonprofits, invest billions of dollars on river restoration projects and fish-stocking programs. Thompson will share his thoughts on how these investments may risk destroying species they are tasked with protecting. The Quest for the Golden Trout is about looking at our nation’s rivers with a more critical eye—and asking questions about both historic and current practices in fisheries management.

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