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Saturday, September 30th, 2023

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In Vermont, Lake Champlain sturgeon population improving; group seeks U.S. protection

While Lake Champlain lies between Vermont and New York there is no indication, even historically, that sturgeon ever reproduced on the New York side of the lake. (New York State Department of Environmental Conservation)
While there is some good news, biologists still do not have a firm estimate of the Lake Champlain sturgeon population, and a recovery plan released in 2016 estimated it could be half a century or longer before the population reaches the level where they could be fished.
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