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Conservation: Scientific Panel Confirms EPA Findings that Pebble Mine Would Pose a Significant Risk

      By Taryn Kiekow NRDC applauds EPA for conducting an open and transparent process for the Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment.  Today, November 9th, EPA release a report from the independent scientists that the agency convened last summer to [...]

November 28, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot

Conservation: “Striped bass reproduction hits record low in Maryland” . . . and Virginia – no rain and too warm!

The number of young striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay fell to a record low this year, a drastic decline from a near-record high the year before, state officials reported Tuesday. [...]

November 26, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot

News: Atlantic salmon slated for stocking in northern Michigan rivers

After three years of experimentation to determine whether Atlantic salmon can be successfully reared in state hatcheries, Michigan DNR fishery biologists say it’s time to shift gears. [...]

November 21, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot

Dear Science Deniers: Sea Change is here

Sixty-five years ago, environmentalist Marjory Stoneman Douglas prophesied in her classic book, The Everglades: River of Grass, that urban development and water diversion would dry out the land so much that the area would eventually erupt in flames. [...]

November 19, 2012 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Conservation: IGFA is on it

International Game Fish Association (IGFA) President Rob Kramer and Conservation Director Jason Schratwieser are currently attending the 18th Special Meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) in Agadir, Morocco. [...]

November 16, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot

Conservation: Is $140MM more than $1.5MM?

The Coastal Game Fish Bill, HB 353, introduced in the North Carolina House of Representatives, seeks to designate striped bass, red drum and spotted sea trout as game fish in state waters. [...]

November 16, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot

The Skipper Blog: Obsessed with lionfish? Yes!

While you may grumble at our obsession with LIONFISH; all you have to do is see a reef near you. [...]

November 15, 2012 Blogs, Conservation, RECENT, Spot, The Skipper

The Skipper Blog: More on mehaden and the idiots in government

It’s mind boggling that the commercial harvest of Atlantic menhaden has operated with virtually no limits since, well, forever. [...]

November 12, 2012 Blogs, Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot, The Skipper

Conservation: Bonefishing fishing capital of the world?

Miami Herald's Sue Cocking wrote the following disturbing, but true piece about bonefish in the Keys. [...]

November 8, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot

The Skipper Blog: Are they ever going to get it right?

While any talk about menhaden and mullet could put a classroom of grown up tree huggers to sleep in three minutes. [...]

November 6, 2012 Blogs, Conservation, RECENT, Spot, The Skipper