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By Alex Kuhn
Sports Editor 

Yellowstone Lake Invaders: Helping hands

How volunteers are contributing to the Yellowstone cutthroat trout's restoration in Yellowstone Lake

 

July 25, 2018

COURTESY/ Dave Sweet

Dave Sweet holds a Yellowstone cutthroat trout caught from the upper Yellowstone River drainage region this summer.

Yellowstone Lake Invaders is part of a series that will take a look at the efforts to restore the Yellowstone cutthroat trout in Yellowstone Lake. "Helping Hand" is the final entry in the series.

By ALEX KUHN

Sports Editor

YELLOWSTONE - Lake trout have decimated the population of the Yellowstone cutthroat in Yellowstone Lake since 1994. In order to combat the nonnative species and restore the cutthroat to their rightful prominence, a serious undertaking has been afoot.

Battling the lake trout and other nonnative species in Yellowstone Lake takes plenty of time, money and manpower and ther...



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