Re: NANFA-- Natives should get TV exposure
Fri, 15 Sep 2000 09:08:04 EDT

In a message dated 9/13/00 11:58:22 AM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

<< Have you folks seen the video "Swimming in Troubled Waters". It was
produced by Virginia Tech University and the USFWS 4 or 5 years ago. It's
really great and according to the closing credits can be ordered for $10
Virginia Coorerative Extension Service
112 Landsdowne St.
Virginia Tech
Blackburg, Virginia 24060

I guess they still sell it. JR, do you know?
The work being done by JR's Conservation Fisheries, Inc, returning some
nongame species to streams is featured, as is the Tennessee Aquarium and
other efforts. This video is a valuable look at native fishes and fish
conservation needs in the Southern Appalachians. I greatly recommend that
any of you seriously considering creating some sort of educational video
order that video first and see what's already been done. Henry, Rob-- if Va
Tech is out of videos, I'll make you a copy of mine. Why don't you find
them on the web and send them an email asking about availability of the

Jay DeLong
Olympia, WA >>

This is a great video and as far as I know, it's still available. This would
be a great choice for the Discovery channel or some such outlet and it's
already made.

I talked to Bill Roston at length at the Cham-Urbana NANFA meeting. He was
really discouraged because he couldn't get any media outlets interested in
his incredible videos. He has stuff that would boggle the minds of watchers
of nature shows and go along way toward exposing the incredible diversity we
have in aquatic species.

Too bad!.....anyone know Ted Turner???

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