Mount Rainier Deciding What Do About Trout Swimming on Carbon Road

The Olympian has an article on Mount Rainier discussions about whether to reopen Carbon Road which remains closed after the November 2007 floods.

The park made its first public presentation about the road Wednesday at Sumner City Hall at a forum organized by the Puyallup River Watershed Council. Taylor mesmerized the small gathering with a slide show of the $36 million in damage wrought by the flood. But nothing seemed to get the group’s attention more than the fact that biologists recently found bull trout swimming in the portion of the road still covered by Carbon River.

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