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RESTORATION

Youth Conservation Corps completes 80-hour 'spike' clearing invasive salt cedar at Big Bend Conservation Area

The Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program (LCR MSCP) recently partnered with the Nevada Conservation Corps, based in Las Vegas, to remove invasive salt cedar at Big Bend Conservation Area, near Laughlin for fuels reduction to protect the nearby area from fire risks.

WILDLIFE

Biologists Complete 13th Season of Summer Bird Banding along Lower Colorado River

“It’s great to see all of the birds that show up to a restoration site, within just a few years after planting.” Those words reflect just a small portion of the sense of satisfaction Wildlife Biologist Chris Dodge experienced at the conclusion of this summer’s bird banding along the lower Colorado River.

FISHERIES

ASU Students Gain Hands-on Experience with Native Fish Conservation at Lake Havasu

Five students from Arizona State University Colleges at Lake Havasu City got up close and personal with endangered fish conservation efforts during this year’s “razorback roundup” on Lake Havasu.  Lake Havasu is home to three native Colorado River fish, including the razorback sucker, bonytail, and the flannelmouth sucker.