As America's large reservoirs on the Colorado River drop to record-low levels, fish are among those suffering the impact. From prized rainbow trout to protected native fish, declining reservoirs are threatening the existence of these creatures, and increasing the cost of keeping them alive.
A boating and fishing paradise on the Utah-Wyoming line is beginning to feel the effects of the two-decade megadrought gripping the southwestern U.S. Until now, Flaming Gorge Reservoir hasn't seen anything like the low water that has drastically shrunk Lake Mead near Las Vegas and Lake Powell in Arizona and Utah.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted Sept. 17 - 2:12 p.m.
Biologists are preparing to take their first steps to remove a pair of invasive fish species that have entered the lower Colorado River ecosystem as a result of record-low Lake Powell reservoir levels.
Upstream reservoirs in the Colorado River Basin might not have enough water to keep Lake Powell above a critical threshold indefinitely, federal officials have warned in recent weeks, as the West's ongoing megadrought saps water from across the West.
Nick Yamashita, St. George News | Posted Sept. 6 - 10:57 a.m.
The monsoons of the recent weeks have been bringing about creepy and crawly things from under the desert sands. While most have seen scorpions and spiders, there is one small creepy-crawly that has people texting and jumping on social media asking what it is.
If you've ever been bitten by a mosquito, you know how frustrating their bites can be. The little red bumps swell up almost immediately, creating an itch that once you start scratching only seems to get worse.