Our little town here in the San Juan Mountains got a little national attention again today with an article published in today’s New York Times which describes the successful efforts of hydrologist Dave Rosgen to improve the fishing habitat of the Rio Blanco River in the Upper Blanco Basin.

The Man Who Brought Trout to a Valley of Gravel
By Chris Santella
A version of this article appeared in print on 12/24/10, on page B14 of the NY edition.

The hydrologist Dave Rosgen transformed a part of the Rio Blanco in Colorado from a wide and shallow stream that was a “poor fishery,” to a deep flow and a prime spot for anglers.
Photo by Charles Gehr

More NYT articles by Chris Santella

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *