Palisade High Releases Endangered Native Fish Into Colorado River
The Palisade High School Fish Hatchery released their first school of endangered native fish, razorback suckers, into the Colorado River.
After years of planning and raising money, Palisade High School broke ground on their new fish hatchery on April 2, 2019, and by August 2020, their hatchery was up and running. The high school turned a storage building into a fish sanctuary with three 230-gallon tanks with 150 fish in each tank.
Fast forward to now, Palisade High School Fish Hatchery just released their first school of fish of endangered native fish. Here's a look at what it was like releasing the razorback suckers into the Colorado River.