Group pours years into protecting, reviving Roan Plateau creek

Volunteers from around the state spent a day earlier this month planting willows along Trapper Creek on the Roan Plateau, improving the habitat for a small population of pure Colorado River cutthroat trout. The fish are threatened by a variety of sources, including loss of habitat, energy development and livestock grazing.



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Volunteers from around the state spent a day earlier this month planting willows along Trapper Creek on the Roan Plateau, improving the habitat for a small population of pure Colorado River cutthroat trout. The fish are threatened by a variety of sources, including loss of habitat, energy development and livestock grazing.

Nearly two decades after the local Trout Unlimited chapter unofficially adopted Trapper Creek, a small stream burbling from the sandstone layers atop the Roan Plateau, the changes are…




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