Guadalupe Bass

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Dr. Gary Garrett is a research biologist at the University of Texas, and served as director of the Watershed Conservation Program at Texas Parks and Wildlife, where he worked for years on recovery of the Guadalupe bass. Here he recalls how young students managed to persuade the Texas Legislature to recognize the Guadalupe bass as the official state fish of Texas, unleashing state pride in a multi-year effort to save the bass from hybridization and hydrologic threats.

Date RecordedJune 28, 2023
InterviewerDavid Todd
IntervieweeGary Garrett
LocationMountain Home, Texas
Duration00:03:10
Reel4158
Time Code00:34:50