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February 17, 2012
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California Trout pushes for 'wild and scenic' designation on Upper Truckee

Give a man a fish and he'll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he'll eat for life. That is, unless, the fish populations have been depleted due to a constantly growing list of threats.

In addition to their efforts statewide, California Trout has been working to protect the Lake Tahoe area's native fisheries and their habitats for the last three years. Their latest effort is a "wild and scenic" designation for the uppermost section of the Upper Truckee River.

A "wild and scenic" designation, administered through the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, is meant to …

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