Inventories have documented the presence of twenty-one species of fish at Saint-Gaudens NHS. They are found in the Blow-Me-Down Pond, as well as the Blow-Me-Up and the Blow-Me-Down Brooks. Of the twenty-one species present only Rock Bass, Bluegill, and Spottail Shiner are introduced species. Creek Chub, Blacknose Dace, Longnose Dace, Northern Redbelly Dace, Tessellated Darter, Fallfish, Bluntnose Minnow, Slimy Sculpin, Common Shiner, and Golden Shiner are the native, nongame species within the park.
Did You Know?
Bas-relief is the most difficult form of sculpture. The detail is achieved by the way that light strikes the relief’s shallow surface, creating shadows that give an illusion of depth. Some of Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ portrait reliefs are only 1/8th of an inch deep.