Fern creek tumbles out of the Bitterroot Mountains on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest. Idaho's high elevation streams are expected to warm with climate change but still remain cool enough for cold water species like cutthroat and bull trout.
Fern creek tumbles out of the Bitterroot Mountains on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest. Idaho's high elevation streams are expected to warm with climate change but still remain cool enough for cold water species like cutthroat and bull trout. Lewiston Tribune photo
Fern creek tumbles out of the Bitterroot Mountains on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest. Idaho's high elevation streams are expected to warm with climate change but still remain cool enough for cold water species like cutthroat and bull trout. Lewiston Tribune photo

Climate change: Idaho could be haven for native fish

December 29, 2015 07:38 PM