Re: desert fishes -- thriving but....(fwd)

Peter J. Unmack (springfish at
Sat, 10 Feb 1996 22:52:55 -0600

A little good news for a change. :-)

>From: KHOHM at
>Date: Tue, 6 Feb 1996 19:31:30 -0500
>To: springfish at MAIL.UTEXAS.EDU
>Subject: Re: desert fishes -- thriving but....
>Good news! Moapa dace project in southern Nevada is moving right along, from
>the sounds of it....
>My contacts at The Nature Conservancy tell me that the resort at the Warm
>Springs site has been purchased by TNC from Del Webb company in exchange for
>the north Las Vegas land that company wants to develop. That means The Nature
>Conservancy is now proud owner of nearly 30 acres. This is the site of
>planned spring restoration -- great news for a desert fish that was down to
>about 30 individuals as of last year.
>First order of business is to replace towering palms with something more
>native and less flamable, then begin stream work. I plan to go out and