French Broad River Series: LEARN! – An Overview of Native Brook Trout Conservation in North Carolina - Brevard North Carolina
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French Broad River Series: LEARN! – An Overview of Native Brook Trout Conservation in North Carolina

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April 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free

Date: April 4, 2024

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: Transylvania County Public Library

Speakers: Jacob Rash, Coldwater Research Coordinator for the NC Wildlife Resources Commission

Conserving Carolina and the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Transylvania County Center are offering a series of lectures, April – July, to better acquaint the public with the French Broad River, considered one of the oldest rivers in the world.

Join us for a presentation by Jacob Rash, Coldwater Research Coordinator for the NC Wildlife Resources Commission, and learn about efforts to help conserve North Carolina’s native Brook Trout.

Jacob Rash is Coldwater Research Coordinator for the NC Wildlife Resources Commission, where he assists with the coordination of applied research and management of the State’s trout resources. He received his B.S. in Zoology from NC State University and M.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences from Virginia Tech. After graduate school, he worked with freshwater mussels as a Research Specialist at Virginia Tech until he joined the NC Wildlife Resources Commission. Jacob has co-authored numerous publications throughout his career, and in 2023, he began serving as Chair of the Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture’s Steering Committee. Although he spends his days at work thinking about fish, he enjoys spending his free time trying to find them as an avid angler.

For more information and to register, visit https://conservingcarolina.org/event/french-broad-river-series-learn-an-overview-of-native-brook-trout-conservation-in-north-carolina/.

Venue

Rogow Community Room, Transylvania County Library
212 S Gaston St
Brevard, North Carolina 28712 United States
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828-884-3151 ext. 3
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