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  • A hand holding a small white fish with red markings on its face and dorsal fin.
    Warpaint shiner. Photo by Gary Peeples, Brett Albanese, Georgia DNR – Wildlife Resources.

    Fish return to Richland Creek

    June 1, 2010 | 2 minute read

    Transcript Greetings and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. Richland Creek needs fish. The Haywood County, North Carolina stream starts near the Blue Ridge Parkway at Balsam Gap and flows north, along highways 23 and 74, through Waynesville and into the Pigeon River. A history of water pollution decimated fish populations in the stream, a story similar to the Pigeon River. In recent years, both streams have become dramatically cleaner, and the Pigeon has been the focus of an aggressive and successful effort to restore native fish species.  Learn more...

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