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FWP partnering with Eagle Scout Project to turn Christmas trees into fish habitat

Christmas trees sold this year by Glasgow Area Boy Scout Troop 861’s will not only be adorned with ornaments, but also turned into fish habitat.

Lane Thompson, a member of Troop 861, and Fish, Wildlife & Parks fisheries staff are asking folks to return their trees after Christmas with the intention to use these discarded trees as artificial fish habitat. Returned trees will be bundled and placed on the ice at the Fort Peck Trout Pond later this winter, where they will remain until melting causes them to fall through and settle to the bottom.

“The goal of these tree bundles is to improve and in...


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