Gila Top Minnow, picture by Bruce Taubert/Arizona Department of Game and Fish

Gila Top Minnow, picture by Bruce Taubert/Arizona Department of Game and Fish

A recent High Country News article entitled, “Where the wild things swim—again. In a borderlands river, improved water quality allows an endangered fish to return” highlighted the return of the Gila Top Minnow. The Top Minnow—an endangered species—has been discovered again in the Santa Cruz River thanks to the release of effluent from the Nogales International Wastewater Treatment Plant.

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