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Invasive Gold Fish found in stormwater ponds across Alberta

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Storm ponds are connected to our rivers and streams, providing a highway to Gold Fish to compete with our natural fish species. Storm ponds are connected to our rivers and streams, providing a highway to Gold Fish to compete with our natural fish species. Michael Short, Let's Go Outdoors
There could be more than 70-municipal stormwater ponds across Alberta that are over-run with Invasive Gold Fish. This results from well-intentioned folks releasing the family fish that is no longer wanted into the storm ponds. Unfortunately, while easy to understand, this action is placing our natural fish populations in serious trouble. In this video, we look at the issues and what you can do to help curb this invasive species.
 


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