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Climate, Cows, and the California Golden Trout

Overgrazing already impacts the headwater streams of these endemic, native fish. Now warming waters pose another serious threat.

Driving through the Owens Valley, a scenic 75-mile-long, U-shaped cul-de-sac on the east side of the Sierras, confirmed extremely dry conditions. California’s prolonged drought wasn't just visible in the low stream flows, charred hillsides and snowless Sierra Nevada Mountains, but I could…
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by: Michael Carl – October 21, 2015

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