Re: NANFA-- Columbia trip gear

Bruce Stallsmith (
Mon, 05 Jan 2004 09:37:08 -0500

The Ozark Hellbender in MO is protected, and all populations are in decline
in the state. It's not a good area to collect Hellbenders... Hellbenders in
general are in decline due to habitat degradation whether or not they've
been given formal protection. Is it necessary to take them from the wild?

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>From: Steffen Hellner <>
>To: <>
>Subject: Re: NANFA-- Columbia trip gear
>Date: Mon, 05 Jan 2004 12:36:19 +0100
>You4re right, Chip. That4s why I will go for them in KY, TN, and MO. If
>things don4t change before.
>But I will most probably fly in over Atlanta. Chance to meet on the way to
>and/or back?
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