High school students monitor stream health for the Forest Service

22nd June, 2015 by

By Edward Stoner

AVON — Thanks to ongoing support from the National Forest Foundation and Vail Resorts’ Ski Conservation Fund, 12 high school students will participate in the fourth summer of the Walking Mountains Science Center’s Natural Resource Internship in 2015. The interns will work under the supervision of Matt Grove, fisheries biologist on the Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District of the White River National Forest, to monitor stream and wetland health. The interns will search for endangered boreal toads to identify sites where they are still breeding in the area, but most of the students’ work is focused on monitoring stream health.The interns …

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