Category Archives: Progress – Reply – Response – Status

Genetic Facts should not be Overlooked in Pursuit of the Truth

__________________________________________________________ For decades now, genetic science has continuously been breaking new ground regarding the ability to identify specific trout species and their ancestral lineages. Though we are currently still without the ultimate identifiers that would tell the story of the … Continue reading

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The Most Difficult Summary this Author has ever had to Post

__________________________________________________________ We all know that risk is involved in an effort to propagate a completely wild strain of cutthroat trout into a population that could be utilized to restore a phenotypical representation of an extinct strain of trout. Yet positive … Continue reading

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Status Progress Update: Fish Biologist and Alvord Phenotypes

No doubt, we’ve been long overdue for reaching-out to the Klamath Hatchery to find out how the juvenile phenotypical Alvord cutthroat trout have been doing. And, long overdue for touching base with the ODFW Hines District Office of regarding their … Continue reading

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Kudos to Shannon Hurn — Best Wishes on Her new Journey

We heard from Shannon Hurn today that the Guano Creek fish at the hatchery have finally started growing — and have shot up to an average of 100 mm.  We also were informed that Shannon will be leaving the Fisheries … Continue reading

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of Fisheries Biologists and a Remarkable Genetic History of Cutthroat Trout

Years ago we came across an article in the Lacrosse Tribune regarding a local Fisheries Biologist who was utilizing what were then deemed to be somewhat unorthodox methods for restoring native trout — yet his work yielded superlative results, and perhaps set a model … Continue reading

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To Save an Extinct Species — from Extinction

__________________________________________________________ Of course, as the title implies, that has been the dilemma (an oxymoron) and difficulty from the very beginning with this remnant of phenotypical Alvord cutthroat trout . . .

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Sometimes ― Hope Springs from the Tiniest of Miracles

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Here a Little, There a Little . . . Small Steps of a Long Journey

__________________________________________________________ Sometimes it is challenging to know where to begin — when the news is a compilation of seemingly small stories and events . . .  But, sometimes in life it is many small steps that ultimately make the long journey … Continue reading

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Present Realities / Highlights of Preferred Alternative Plans

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