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By Alex Kuhn
Sports Editor 

Yellowstone Lake Invaders: Bolstering the ranks

Julia and George Argyros establish $500,000 grant to help battle nonnative species in Yellowstone Lake

 

July 11, 2018

COURTESY/ Todd Koel

A lake trout, a nonnative species to Yellowstone Lake is on display along and shows how devastating they can be to the Yellowstone cutthroat population.

Yellowstone Lake Invaders is part of series that will take a look at the efforts to restore the Yellowstone cutthroat trout in Yellowstone Lake and will be featured in the Wednesday's Outdoors page.

YELLOWSTONE - It takes a village. Everyone knows that saying. It takes a village to help preserve the Yellowstone cutthroat trout in Yellowstone Lake by removing any nonnative species.

Wordy, absolutely, but the point remains the same. When it comes to tackling the problem of nonnative species in Yellowstone Lake, it's an issue that needs to be addressed on a few different fronts.

First up is f...



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