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New study indicates Costa Rica is giving away its fishing wealth

The commercial value of tuna here is of some $62 million per year. Of this total, Costa Rica receives only $904,000 in licensing fees, the report states. [...]

March 22, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

South reservoir essential to Florida Bay’s health and the Keys economy

Florida Bay now gets just one-third of the fresh water that once naturally flowed south from Lake Okeechobee through the River of Grass, past the mangrove forests and into the bay. [...]

March 22, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

TU weighs in on Trump’s budget proposal

After reviewing the proposed budget, we at Trout Unlimited strongly disagree with some of Donald Trump's EPA and natural resource agency cuts. [...]

March 20, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

BTT: Tarpon Genetics Program – One distinct population exists

Our study used a much more extensive dataset and advanced analytical methods to reveal trans-Atlantic connectivity and one region-wide tarpon stock. [...]

March 16, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

U.S. Sugar says it will honor land contract — if reservoir approved

Environmental groups say the position represents a shift for the company. Eric Eikenberg of the Everglades Foundation says it’s good news. [...]

March 16, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Captains for Clean Water’s science-based solutions to save the Everglades.

Captains for Clean Water works to unite to fight for clean water and to promote long-term, science-based solutions to the South Florida water crisis. [...]

March 15, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Take Action: Pull Olympic Peninsula wild steelhead off the menu

Seafood Watch claims wild steelhead harvested from the Olympic Peninsula are a “Good Alternative” and a sustainable fish choice. The data says otherwise. [...]

March 14, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Take Action, Videos

Using redd counts to estimate escapement of steelhead

Redds are nests dug by steelhead in stream gravel, and as anglers know, redds can be easily observed when they are fresh and water clarity is good. [...]

March 13, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

BTT: Research will continue on Cuba sport fishery and harvests

Bonefish and Tarpon Trust, University of Havana and University of Miami have partnered and will continue researching Cuba's sport fishery to document harvests. [...]

March 9, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Deerfield River TU to measure economic impact of fly fishing

By Mary Serreze for Mass Live DEERFIELD — Anglers travel from far and wide to cast into the waters of the Deerfield River and its many cold water tributaries. When sportsmen and women visit the region, they buy restaurant meals, [...]

March 7, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide