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  • Palo Verde High School - NANFA
    during the hot Tucson summer June 1998 The basic form of the wetland without plants or animals April1999 The wetland is approximately 30 feet wide 60 feet long and has a volume of 16 000 gallons The actual pond area fish habitat is about 20 feet wide 50 feet long and 4 feet deep How the wetland has grown and filled in September 2000 All plants and fish were collected with permission from Cienega Creek an intermittent stream fed by springs and snowmelt The vegetation consists of plants native to southern Arizona wetlands Emergent vegetation includes cattails Typha horsetails Equisetum bur marigolds Bidens speedwell Veronica watercress and various sedges and rushes The aquatic vegetation is limited and has yet to be identified It grows low about eight to twelve inches This leaves plenty of clear open water for fish observation Of particular interest are the natives fishes which were obtained by permit through the Arizona Game and Fish Department Four species now reside in the 16 000 gallon habitat longfin dace Agosia chrysogaster Gila chub Gila intermidia desert pupfish Cyprinodon macularius macularius and Gila topminnow Poeciliopsis occidentalis occidentalis The latter two species are both federally listed endangered species their dwindling populations due to loss of suitable habitat and competition with non native species Not only is TMERC a holding facility for these fish but the wetland is also a designated refugium ready to support other populations in the near future The release of the desert pupfish The woman on the far right is Heidi Blasius our AZ Game and Fish contact About 50 desert pupfish were introduced almost two years ago These have reproduced and approximately doubled their numbers although exact numbers are hard to come by It is easy to identify sexually mature males of this species since they

    Original URL path: http://nanfa.org/education/paloverde/paloverde.htm (2016-02-01)
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  • Native Fish and Riparian Zone Interpretive and Educational Sign
    using that stream as a possible outdoor environmental land lab or something similar Having an interpretive sign in the area of study can serve as a reference tool for information about the river as well as a spot where students can view actual photos and illustrations of the aquatic life they may be searching for The display can serve as a starting point for all outdoor lessons where study groups can meet and disperse Topics on my display include information on improving water quality with streamside forests appreciating and maintaining wildlife populations and how healthy streamside forests play a key factor in the quality of life in a community and a healthy economy Such an educational display is relatively easy to make and can even be landscaped at the base using native plants and rocks or even a small bench creating a new community focal point You may use the information provided to serve as examples of what you could do in your community You may want to get in touch with a local elected official and explain this project They may help you a great deal especially if it is election time Groups that would possibly help spearhead and even fund such a project are your local Kiwanis and Rotary Clubs Boy Scouts of America church youth groups state wildlife agencies or local conservation or sportsmen clubs Agencies such as The Ohio Department of Natural Resources even have small grants available to the public for this kind of project I encourage people who are looking for an environmental educational project to consider this project for it will show many the significance of our native fishes and their habitats how they play very important roles in our everyday lives and how losing them could prove costly Please write to me

    Original URL path: http://nanfa.org/education/carillio/sign.htm (2016-02-01)
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  • Biology and Captive Care - Natural History
    E mail List Archive FishMap org On line Discussion Forum Member Photo Gallery For Sale American Currents on CD 2016 NANFA Calendar NANFA Playing Cards NANFA Logo T Shirts Convention T Shirts Biology Captive Care Species Checklist Conservation Collecting Fishwatching Captive Care Learning More Fish in Focus Web Links Books Journals Natural History Welcome to the Natural History segment of the Biology and Captive Care Section of the NANFA website

    Original URL path: http://nanfa.org/bccnaturalhistory.shtml (2016-02-01)
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  • NANFA Convention Online Registration
    Girardeau Missouri please fill out the form below Purchase Convention T Shirt 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 XXL 15 00 T Shirt Selection Available in Natural Soft Buff only e g 1 in L 1 in XL please Title Select title Mr Ms Mrs Dr Name Phone Number Address City State Province Country Zip Code Mail Code Email Address Required Comments or Questions Please

    Original URL path: http://nanfa.org/cgi-bin/convention.pl (2016-02-01)
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  • NANFA 2006 Convention Photos
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  • NANFA 2006 Convention Photos
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  • NANFA 2006 Convention Photos
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  • NANFA 2006 Convention Photos
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    Original URL path: http://nanfa.org/convention/2006pics/photos/n27.html (2016-02-01)
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