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Rising to the future

Trio travels to D.C. to claim national awards for fisheries revitalization and river restoration


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From left, USFS Chief Vicki Christiansen, Bill Bauer, Joe Parsons, Jeff Streeter, Christina Barrineau and Dan Firon, acting deputy undersecretary of the USDA.

On June 11 the trio of Christina Barrineau, Aquatic Habitat Biologist for Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD), Joe Parsons, District Manager for the Saratoga-Encampment-Rawlins Conservation District, and Jeff Streeter, North Platte River Project Manager for Trout Unlimited (TU), were in Washington, D.C. to receive national awards for work they have been doing in restoring fisheries on Upper North Platte river drainages including the Big Creek and the Encampment River and its tributaries.

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The annual Rise to the Future awards recognize outstanding individual and group...

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