Oregon Field Guide

Oregon Chub Recovery

Clip: Season 26 Episode 2609 | 8m 58s

Historically, the Oregon chub was found throughout the Willamette Valley river system, but more than a century of re-channeling the river and drying up wetlands for agriculture and residence changed all that. By the 1980s, the once ubiquitous minnow was extremely hard to find. That led to its listing as an Endangered Species. Today, the Oregon chub is the first fish to be "delisted."

Aired: 02/26/15

Rating: TV-G

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