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Kerri-Lee Halkett's catch

Fox29's Kerri-Lee Halkett reels in a hotshot environmental activist to Philly.

Kerri-Lee Halkett's catch

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We should all be as impassioned about the environment as Fox29's Kerri-Lee Halkett. She's been making many weekend journeys to Connecticut, and it's because of Kirt Mayland, a rugged, outdoorsy type and former Fulbright scholar who gave up a career as a Wall Street attorney to save the fish with a group called Trout Unlimited. They met through a friend of hers who went to Dartmouth with Mayland. While neither is talking about their relationship, a friend says Mayland is moving here -- buying his own place. So happens, the Hartford Courant just profiled Mayland in a video piece about preserving habitats for brook trout. See it here. Perhaps she'll bring him along to the Emmys Saturday night. Bet they don't order the fish for dinner.

Michael Klein Philly.com
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