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Conservation: Senator John Tester and The Sportsmen’s Act

Exclusive Interview: Sponsor of Sportsmen’s Act Tells Us Why It Should Be Law  By Hal Herring, Field & Stream blog Montana’s U.S. Senator Jon Tester is committed to seeing his bill, The Sportsmen’s Act of 2012, passed this coming year. [...]

October 9, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT

Conservation: Turneffe Atol Marine Reserve is a reality

Thanks to Craig Hayes, owner of Turneffe Flats lodge, and the Turneffe Atoll Trust, Belize officially declared the entire Turneff Atol into a marine reserve. [...]

October 8, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT

Conservation: Let’s not trash another fishery!

The cruise ship industry, and segments of Key West business support a new dredging project to widen the shipping channel in Key West Harbor so the city can accommodate the arrival of "mega cruise ships". [...]

October 4, 2012 Conservation, RECENT

News: Black bass implant update

By Bob Wattendorf – FWC Fish Busters Bulletin Update: September 27, 2012 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is proud to announce that its year-old Black Bass Management Plan is moving forward and producing some remarkable results. Implementation [...]

September 27, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT

News: Fracking on our public and private lands

Here's a letter sent to U. S. Interior Department, BLM by Kate Zimmerman, Policy Director – Public Lands, National Wildlife Federation, Rocky Mountain Regional Center; Brad Powell, Energy Director, Sportsmen Conservation Project, Trout Unlimited and Edward B. Arnett, Ph.D., Director, [...]

September 24, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Uncategorized

Conservation: Update on Pebble Mine, EPA and hundreds of thousands of responsible people

The Pebble deposit is a massive storehouse of gold, copper and molybdemum, located in the headwaters of the Kvichak and Nushagak Rivers, two of the eight major rivers that feed Bristol Bay. [...]

September 20, 2012 Conservation, FEATURE STORY

Conservation: Longline fishing under fire in Gulf of Mexico

Longline fleets drop large baited hooks to catch big fish. Hundreds of strong hooks are attached to fishing lines that branch out from a main line that is miles long. [...]

September 18, 2012 Conservation, RECENT

Conservation: BTT launches juvenile tarpon restortaion program at Lemon Bay

BTT: Juvenile Tarpon Habitat Restoration Program Underway Ajuvenile tarpon habitat restoration project planned near Boca Grande, Florida recently got underway. Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, in collaboration with The Lemon Bay Conservancy are working together to identify and restore appropriate habitat [...]

September 11, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot

Conservation: Love thy spearfisher – lionfish invasion, but they’re delicious to eat

FLORIDA KEYS (CBSMiami) – Calling all South Florida fishermen who want to take part in an upcoming Lionfish Derby. Lionfish, which have no natural reef predators except man, are wrecking ecological chaos because they eat important indigenous fish such as [...]

September 5, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot

News: Boca Grande’s tarpon slaughter button getting hotter

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will meet at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 5-6 in Tampa to discuss the tarpon fishery in Boca Grande. [...]

September 4, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot