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Old 12-01-2011, 01:43 PM   #1
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Default Invasive spillover in wake of Irene

Invasive spillover in wake of Irene
By DAVID BROOKS
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Monday, November 21, 2011

http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/news/...-of-irene.html
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In one of the strangest problems arising from this year’s extreme weather, flooding from Tropical Storm Irene has endangered hundreds of thousands of hatchery fish in Vermont due to possible contamination by the invasive algae “rock snot,” which is also a problem in the New Hampshire headwaters of the Connecticut River.

About 3,000 salmon from the federal White River Fish Hatchery in Bethel, Vt., some as large as 5 pounds, will be given to Native American tribes throughout the Northeast to be eaten, some as part of tribal ceremonies…
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That rock snot is nasty. I hope there's enough money left to try again next year.
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