Saturday, 31 October 2020 15:26

Fighting for our provincial fish Bull Trout in the Tay River

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Fish traps were placed in the Tay River to determine if this river is still used by spawning Bull Trout. It turns out, yes, it is. Fish traps were placed in the Tay River to determine if this river is still used by spawning Bull Trout. It turns out, yes, it is. Let's Go Outdoors

Bull Trout were listed as a Threatened species under the Alberta Wildlife Act in 2014. Populations in the North and South Saskatchewan watersheds were listed as a Threatened Species under the federal Species at Risk Act in 2019. The Bull Trout is one of three species of native trout (Westslope Cutthroat and Athabasca Rainbow Trout are the other two) that are listed both provincially and federally as a Threatened or Endangered Species.

This video looks at the partnership between Alberta Environment and Parks, conservation groups and other organizations to better understand the range of Bull Trout habitat and the health of their habitat.

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