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By Park Baker
Staff Writer 

Trout Unlimited Receives Funding For River Study – Brevard NC


The Pisgah chapter of Trout Unlimited has secured funding for an environmental impact study on the Davidson River.

Graduate students from Clemson University, under the guidance of a professor of entomology, will study the populations of macro invertebrates, such as the mayfly, caddis and stone flies, that live on the river, so that they can determine the health of the river. These insects are a great indicator species, and a similar study was conducted about 13 years ago.

Mike Mahalas, president of the local Trout Unlimited chapter, said the real value from the study comes from seeing h...

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