Biologists seek cause of Lake Champlain salmon decline

In a time of the population’s uncertainty, 2019 has been declared the International Year of the Salmon. Photo courtesy of AP News.

Biologists in Montpelier, VT question if a warm, dry fall is to blame for a drop in the Lake Champlain watershed’s landlocked salmon population – or whether there’s another reason. Salmon in the region have been declining for the past five years, and in 2018 their population was the lowest it’s been since 2009.

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