Trout Health and You

Dec 19, 2011

What does the health of a small fish have to do with you?

Actually, if you believe that clean water and healthy air are important, it could be that a native Virginia fish can tell you a lot.

We talk with those involved in a new study on the status of the bellwether Brook Trout.

Paul Bugas - District Fisheries Biologist, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.

Dawn Kirk, M.S. - Forest Fisheries Biologist, George Washington & Jefferson National Forest.

Rick Webb, M.S. - A Senior Scientist and Project Coordinator in the Department of Environmental Studies, University of Virginia. Author of a new REPORT on the health of Brook Trout and the environmental status of certain cold water streams in Virginia.