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North Cascades National Park high lakes fishery management

Mark R. Downen

North Cascades National Park high lakes fishery management

historic, current, and proposed future management of sport fish in high-elevation park lakes

by Mark R. Downen

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Published by Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, Fish Program, Fish Management Division in [Olympia, Wash.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (State),
  • North Cascades National Park.
    • Subjects:
    • Fishery management -- Washington (State) -- North Cascades National Park.,
    • Fishing -- Washington (State) -- North Cascades National Park.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Mark R. Downen.
      ContributionsFish Program (Wash.). Fish Management Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSH35.W2 D68 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 63 p. :
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3455952M
      LC Control Number2005379034
      OCLC/WorldCa57217241

        The North Cascades are a rugged and dramatic landscape that offers habitat to thousands of plant and animal species and is an epicenter for biodiversity in the contiguous 48 United States. The ecosystem within North Cascades National Park (NOCA) is a popular location for mountaineers and naturalists alike. North Cascades, a vast wilderness area about the size of Rhode Island with jagged high peaks and more than glaciers, is the only U.S. national park where stocking nonnative fish .

      Full text of "North Cascades National Park General Management Plan" See other formats I N 81 III 3 Jr NORTH CASCADES NATIONAL PARK ROSS LAKE NATIONAL RECREATION AREA LAKE CHELAN CLEMSON Recommended: John J. Reynolds Superintendent, North Cascades National Park and Ross Lake and Lake Chelan National . Ecological Effects of Stocked Trout in Naturally Fishless High-Elevation Lakes, North Cacades National Park Service Complex, Wa, USA. Seattle, Wash.: National Park Service, Pacific Northwest Region, Mountain Lakes Fishery Management Plan: Environmental Impact Statement. Sedro-Woolley, WA: North Cascades National Park Service Complex,

      The Glacier Peak Wilderness is a fantastic area of rugged mountains stretching from Stevens Pass Highway 2 to North Cascades National Park. It is one of the larger wilderness areas in the country at , acres of remote mountains. Washingtonians and outdoor enthusiasts are very lucky to have this area protected%(56).   Should North Cascades National Park be forced to stock non-native fish in high-country lakes that normally would be barren? Apparently the U.S. House of Representatives thinks so. Do you? This is one of those tough questions that arises from time to time across the National Park System: Should science or political pressure be the guiding hand of national park management?


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North Cascades National Park high lakes fishery management by Mark R. Downen Download PDF EPUB FB2

North Cascades National Park High Lakes Fishery Management: Historic, Current, And Proposed Future Management of Sport Fish In High-Elevation Park Lakes Category: Management and Conservation Published: May Draft Mountain Lakes Fishery Management Plan, Environmental Impact Statement, 2 Vol.

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North Cascades National Park (N.P.), Mountain Lakes Fishery Management Plan: Environmental Impact Statement North Cascades National Park (N.P.), Mountain Lakes Fishery Management Plan: Environmental Impact Statement, United States.

National Park Service: Contributor: United States. National Park Service: Published: Original from. Bythe Park Service decided that North Cascades National Park needed a stronger fish management policy in order to comply with the Park Service's policy against fish stocking; the policy was set down in the new agency policy book (the "blue book") that evolved from the three separate policy books for recreation areas, historic areas, and natural areas.

Under the current program, fish planting. Get this from a library. North Cascades National Park high lakes fishery management: historic, current, and proposed future management of sport fish in high-elevation park lakes.

[Mark R Downen; Fish Program (Wash.). Fish Management Division.]. The National Park Service has completed the Mountain Lakes Fishery Management Plan / Environmental Impact Statement. The Mountain Lakes Fishery Management Plan is based on more than ten years of research regarding the ecological impacts of fish stocking within the North Cascades ecosystem and was developed via unprecedented collaboration between the National Park Service.

NORTH CASCADES NATIONAL PARK HIGH LAKES FISHERY MANAGEMENT 1/6/05 WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE ii LIST OF TABLES Table 1. Waters in various categories of fish history or fish management in the North Cascades National Park by number, surface area, and linear shoreline distance Table 2.

North Cascades National Park Service Complex: An Administrative History TABLE OF CONTENTS Cover Cover: The Southern Pickett Range, (Courtesy of North Cascades National Park) Introduction Part I A Wilderness Park (s to ) Chapter 1 Contested Terrain: The Establishment of North Cascades National Park Part II The Making of a New Park.

The abundance and diversity of aquatic habitats in the North Cascades ecosystem is one of the characteristics that makes this area unique. In North Cascades National Park (NP), over lakes and ponds are scattered throughout the mountain landscape. Ross Lake was created by the damming of the Skagit River and is in the recreation area of the North Cascades National Park.

The elevation of the lake is feet and it is over 20 miles long. The climate is similar to Seattle's. In existence sinceRoss Lake Resort is situated in a line of twelve individual cabins and three bunkhouses.

Ross Lake - In general, high isolated mountain lakes aren't good fishing spots, as they're cut off from migration. Most fishing spots are found in lowland lakes and rivers, however Ross Lake-- at feet in elevation on nearby Highway 20 in the North Cascades -- is a large mountain lake with great fishing, and a handful of nearby hiking trails as well as a large number of.

North Cascades, a vast wilderness area about the size of Rhode Island with jagged high peaks and more than glaciers, is the only U.S. national park where stocking nonnative fish still occurs. Excerpt from General Management Plan and Environmental Assessment: North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake National Recreation Area, Lake Chelan National Recreation Area The Picket Range and Eldorado Peaks, encompassed by the park, are extraordinarily rich in spectacular pinnacles, massifs, spires, and cols flanked by myriad glaciers and Author: U.S.

National Park Service. National Park Service,North Cascades National Park Service Complex Final Mountain Lakes Fishery Management Plan: Environmental Impact Statement, Volume One Downen, Mark R.,North Cascades National Park High Lakes Fishery Management: Historic, Current, and Proposed Future Management of Sport Fish in High-Elevation Park LanesLocation: City Hall, Fourth Ave., Seattle, WA North Cascades National Park High Lakes Fishery Management Mark Downen.

Historic, current, and proposed future management of sport fish in high-elevation North Cascades National Park lakes. North Cascades National Park High Lakes Fishery Management PDF [. At more thanacres (, ha), North Cascades National Park is the largest of the three National Park Service units that comprise the North Cascades National Park Complex.

North Cascades National Park consists of a northern and southern section, bisected by the Skagit River that flows through Ross Lake National Recreation on: Whatcom, Skagit, and Chelan counties.

Approximately 35 of the park's lakes have reproducing fish populations (National Parks Service, ). Survey design. Our study used in-person paper questionnaires to collect information on visitor attitudes towards fish stocking in mountain lakes and possible fisheries management Author: Ariana M.

Chiapella, Max Nielsen-Pincus, Angela L. Strecker. Studies conducted in the North Cascades National Park Service Complex examined impacts on larval stage long-toed salamanders through snorkel observations.

The long-toed salamander is considered the top vertebrate predator in high-elevation fishless lakes, but the presence of fish species often equates to lower densities of larvae.

Additional Physical Format: Print version: North Cascades National Park Service Complex (Agency: U.S.). Mountain lakes fishery management plan (OCoLC) Not much comes easy in the precipitous ice-and-rock geography of North Cascades National Park -- not the hiking, not the high-lakes fishing, and across the park.

The heart of this area lies under public management as North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake and Lake Chelan National Recreation Areas, Mount Baker-Snoqualmie, Okanogan, and Wenatchee National Forests, and the Glacier Peak, Pasayten, Mount Baker, Chelan-Sawtooth, Boulder River, Noisy-Diobsud, Alpine Lakes, and Henry M.

Jackson Wilderness. The primary exception to this policy in the entire national park system is the North Cascades NP, where the compromise plan is to continue to stock non-native fish, but only ones that are sterile, if in lakes where natural reproduction is possible, or reproductively normal fish, if in lakes that have no capacity for natural reproduction.

A high school friend of mine and I first saw the Ross Lake Resort in the summer of when we hiked up the side of Ross Dam, rented a rowboat from the then fledging resort and rowed miles up the lake to Couger Island to camp out for a week and fish.5/5.