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Rare good news in the “politics” of our fishing environment

Scientific advisory leadership in the White House is severely marginalized. Science is no longer helping shape U S policy. [...]

October 1, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: August 17 – 23, 2018

This past week's news has been impactful. We're going steadily backwards on public lands, conservation, clean air and water. [...]

August 24, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Environmentalists ask Sen. Nelson to support sugar policy reform

Ninety members of Congress, from both major parties, have joined forces to fix what they see as overly generous support granted to sugar farmers via the federal Farm Bill. [...]

April 5, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

National Parks, government shutdown

According to the Department of the Interior, staff is to “keep national parks as accessible as possible while still following all applicable laws and procedures.” [...]

January 22, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Little Minds Threaten Steelhead Fisheries

The administration's assault on America's Best Idea Ever is not sitting well with millions of outdoor folks. We're awakening from slumber [...]

June 13, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Urge Congress to stand up for a clean Chesapeake Bay

Cuts to this vital work could reverse years of hard-won progress, and threaten clean water for the more than 18 million people who call the Chesapeake Bay watershed home. [...]

March 21, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Take Action

National Parks: Our parks – where ‘WE’ catch salmon, trout, tarpon and bass

Not long after the Civil War's most deadly battle, at Gettysburg, President Lincoln signed the Yosemite Land Grant law, protecting for all time—land secured for the future [...]

June 15, 2016 National Parks, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Finally, some good news about the state of our fisheries resources

U.S. fisheries continue to rebuild; number of overfished stocks remains near all-time low. Total number of rebuilt U.S. marine fish stocks since 2000 rises to 3 April 20, 2016 / NOAA The number of domestic fish stocks listed as overfished [...]

April 21, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: President uses “Bully Pulpit” to out anti-conservation members of Congress

Anti everything members of Congress allowed the Land and Water Conservation Fund to expire on September, 30th. Public opinion is 92% for the reauthorizing [...]

October 27, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Thoughtless DC politicians fight against LWCF

Where conservation so often loses out in the federal budget, it wins big in the Land and Water Conservation Fund, without being a burden on taxpayers [...]

September 15, 2015 Conservation, RECENT, Slide