May 14, 2024

The Fish and The Flame - A story of an Aquatic Biologist for Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Not many people will hike into a wildfire to rescue fish, but for Jim White, it’s all in a day’s work. A self-described “fish squeezer” since the age of seven, Jim followed his passion for freshwater ichthyoids until he landed the role of aquatic biologist for Colorado Parks and Wildlife. This video highlights the story of how Jim risked himself for a species most people have never heard of and how both public agencies and private landowners can work together to protect landscapes from the cascading effects of development and climate change.