White Amur fish used for vegetation control in Arizona canal system (1/28)

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Scottsdale, Arizona (January 12, 2013) - As part of a seven-year plan to dry up all portions of its 131-mile canal system, Salt River Project (SRP), relocated the White Amur fish they used as an environmentally friendly and cost effective alternative to herbicides and heavy machinery for vegetation control. This image shows a southwest view of a section of SRP's canal system before the fish herding activity begins, as workers prepare by their vehicles on the west side of the canal. Photo by Eduardo Barraza © 2013
Scottsdale, Arizona (January 12, 2013) - As part of a seven-year plan to dry up all portions of its 131-mile canal system, Salt River Project (SRP), relocated the White Amur fish they used as an environmentally friendly and cost effective alternative to herbicides and heavy machinery for vegetation control. This image shows a southwest view of a section of SRP's canal system before the fish herding activity begins, as workers prepare by their vehicles on the west side of the canal. Photo by...
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