Re: NANFA-- boulder darter report

Bruce Stallsmith (
Wed, 15 Aug 2001 00:43:22 -0400

I still think that a great way to get the rocks into the river would be to
involve local high school football teams this time of year. They're already
in some kind of training, moving limestone slabs into a river would be a
great full body workout!

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>Subject: Re: NANFA-- boulder darter report
>Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2001 21:51:13 EDT
>Thanks for posting that! A couple of small corrections....We ended up
>out 40 tons of rock at two sites....yep that's a bunch of rock!!! And at
>Fayetteville site, we released around 400 boulder darters as opposed to
>We also released another 180 at the Hamilton Mill site.
>The river was high...we had to make a human chain to ferry rock out to
>it needed to be placed. We also used boats at the other site. It was indeed
>alot of work, but hopefully it will pay off!
>Thanks to Bruce Stallsmith for joining us yesterday at the Fayetteville
>It was great to see you there, Bruce.
>I'll try to give more of an update when I stop aching!

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