Conservation Connection: Lake sturgeon now reproducing in Mississippi River

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An event that fisheries biologists describe as big as bringing back deer and turkey to Missouri was recently witnessed in the Mississippi River near St. Louis.

Lake sturgeon were confirmed spawning and reproducing. This is the climax to more than 30 years of reintroduction efforts.

Fisheries management biologist Travis Moore visits KPLR 11 at Noon to talk about these exciting developments.