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How farm-raised fish harm the wild ones

LAKEVILLE — “Artifishal,” a film produced by the Patagonia outdoor outfitting company, was shown at Indian Mountain School on Friday evening, May 31. About a dozen people attended.

The film offers a bleak look at the effects of fish farms and stocking programs on river systems and fish populations — specifically salmon on the West Coast.

Several experts in the film say that fish and wildlife programs take an expensive, inefficient and ultimately counterproductive approach to stocking fish.

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