Troublesome snail moving upstream in ...

Troublesome snail moving upstream in San Lorenzo

There are 9 comments on the Santa Cruz Sentinel story from Dec 1, 2009, titled Troublesome snail moving upstream in San Lorenzo. In it, Santa Cruz Sentinel reports that:

The range of the pesky New Zealand mud snail, discovered two years ago in the San Lorenzo River just outside the city limits, is much larger than initially suspected.

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duh

Santa Cruz, CA

#1 Dec 1, 2009
Anyone that thought it wasn't going to move out of the lower river is a fool...Now...how to keep it in the San Lorenzo is the question..
Human

Long Beach, CA

#2 Dec 1, 2009
The San Lorenzo River is so polluted from leaky SLV septic tanks, why wouldn't it migrate the heck outta there?
Driftwad

United States

#3 Dec 1, 2009
Freeze boots and fishing clothing every time a fisherman moves from one spot on the river to another?..It's not going to happen.
Fish and Game is going to have to kill off everything in the river and let it start anew.
They did something similar to the upper Kern river to protect the Golden trout breeding areas.
Or we just accept the San Lorenzo is a dead river...it's almost that way now.
strange days

Santa Cruz, CA

#4 Dec 1, 2009
escargot
My two cents

Watsonville, CA

#5 Dec 1, 2009
They run around shrieking about secondhand smoke
and all manner of nonsensical "sky is falling"
junk, but when a real ecological disaster like this happens it's described as "pesky and troublesome."
Oh my! That's taking a hard line isn't it! Where
is all the righteous anger when it's needed?

Since: May 08

Santa Cruz, CA

#6 Dec 1, 2009
Ironic how its spread by the very fisherman who will be hurt by its presence.

Responsible fishing for the win.
Reality_Sucks

Palo Alto, CA

#7 Dec 1, 2009
First step in banning fishing in the river.
Come on

San Jose, CA

#8 Dec 1, 2009
How long before comments asking about the immigration status of these snails and their legal right to be in this country?
Eastside Santa Cruz

Clovis, CA

#9 Dec 1, 2009
Blame it on the left wing and hippies.

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