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Posted inClimate

Could rehabbing dams in the Rattlesnake Wilderness help native trout struggling with climate change?

When the city of Missoula acquired the Mountain Water Company, it took on the responsibility of repairing and maintaining a series of high-elevation dams in the Rattlesnake Wilderness. Now, a century after their construction, those dams need removal or rehabilitation. Fixing them could provide benefits for the ‘Place of the Small Bull Trout.’