Friday, April 18, 2008

Thar's gold in them thar troot streams ...

Spending by Trout Anglers in the Driftless Area Adds $1.1 Billion to the Local Economy

From the latest TU news

"A report commissioned by TU shows that recreational angling in the Driftless Area of southeast Minnesota, southwest Wisconsin, northeast Iowa and northwest Illinois generates $1.1 billion to the local economy. For every dollar spent on stream restoration, an additional $25 is returned to the regional economy each year thereafter..."

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