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Fissues on the Menhaden Fishery Management Plan

The most important issue to anglers with Amendment 3, was the decision whether or not to implement ecological reference points for menhaden. [...]

November 17, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Disagreement prevails over new menhaden rules

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission approved changes to menhaden fishing rules, including an 8 percent increase in East Coast quota. [...]

November 15, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

BTT: Protecting spawning permit in the Special Permit Zone

The new spawning season closure would be April through July. This item is tentatively scheduled for the December 2017 FWC Commission meeting in Gainesville. [...]

November 2, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

It’s time to show up and speak out for Menhaden

The official public hearing announcement along with times and places can be found here: Menhaden Hearing Announcement. [...]

September 8, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Simms’ Save Our Streams September focus on Everglades

Florida’s water management issues have been going on long enough. The time is now to implement real solutions to protect Florida’s estuaries. [...]

September 7, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Everglades restoration hiccups forward

The Army Corps of Engineers is now committed to expediting SB 10 and the building of the reservoir outlined in the "2014" restoration bill [...]

September 6, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Conservation: Big investment in little fish in the Mid-Atlantic

When there are enough forage fish in the ocean, the overall ecosystem thrives, helping top predator populations flourish and increasing the yield of catchable fish. [...]

August 30, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Video: Why Patagonia is fighting for public lands

Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia's founder, is standing up for our public lands. Stand with him. Text DEFEND to 52886 by August 24. [...]

August 24, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Longline boats allowed to fish Florida’s east coast

Unfortunately, NMFS has approved the Exempted Fishing Permit, which allows longline boats to fish inside Florida’s East Coast Closed Zone. [...]

August 21, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

What is a living shoreline?

Living shorelines are a green infrastructure technique using native vegetation alone or in combination with offshore sills to stabilize the shoreline. [...]

June 16, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide