4/17/2013 Desert Fishes: Behind the granite curtain
Wednesday April 17 2013, 7:00 pm, White Mountain Research Center, 3000 East Line St. Bishop
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 7:00 pm, Lone Pine Film History Museum, 701 S. Main St., Lone Pine

The term desert fish is a misnomer, as all of our fishes are left over from earlier and wetter times. Steve Parmenter will retrace the routes over which the ancestors of modern fishes arrived in the Eastern Sierra and evolved into the current species. He will also describe threats to the continued existence of our diverse fishes, and argue that one species, the Owens pupfish, could readily recover from its critical endangerment through the application of a few low-tech methods.
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