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Armstrong Creek restoration project

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U.S. Forest Service fish biologist Rick Henderson shows volunteers a Colorado River cutthroat trout. The trout now only inhabits 14 percent of its historical range. Photo by Scott Franz

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Peter Patten plants a willow on the banks of Armstrong Creek in California Park. A creek restoration project aims to make the river more habitable to native species of fish, including the Colorado River cutthroat trout. Photo by Scott Franz

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Teresa Hull works on a creek restoration project in California Park. The project has nine partners ranging from Shell Oil to local conservation groups.

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Volunteers prepare to plant willows on the banks of a newly rerouted Armstrong Creek. The willows will help keep the banks of the stream intact. Photo by Scott Franz


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