23 Feb '17, 1pm

In Southwest Borderlands, the Yaqui Catfish Faces Its Final Days

In Southwest Borderlands, the Yaqui Catfish Faces Its Final Days

But over the past 20 years, waterways in and around the San Bernardino refuge have begun to recover. Elsewhere, private landowners often resist programs to restore endangered species. But the refuge has benefited, says Radke, from a group of neighboring ranchers who ”have this incredible environmental ethic, and do all kinds of stuff in support of federally endangered species.” Construction of rocky barriers to back up the water flow, combined with other wetland and riparian zone restoration work, has now produced a green border of resurgent vegetation. “We saw a huge change,” says Josiah Austin, a local rancher who participated in the restoration program. “In certain places, you could see it within a season, and generally there was a big change over a 10-year period,” where the peaks and valleys of the old flooding cycle evened out and became less extreme. “The water just...

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