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Conservation: We got what he bought; Governorship

Tough economic times and a penchant in Tallahassee for “easy solutions” to close budget gaps have left the state’s environmental treasures and wildlife programs in the dumps. What these recreation and conservation lands need is a stable, dedicated source of [...]

August 10, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot

News: Growing Our Economy Through the Great Outdoors

It comes as no surprise that all living things require clean land, air and water. Does the U.S. economy require the same? A new report from the Outdoor Industry Association says, yes! [...]

August 3, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot, Uncategorized

News: Expedition to Map Where Florida Keys Fish Breed

Researchers set sail this past Thursday (July 26) off the coast of south Florida to map areas where fish are breeding. [...]

August 2, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot

News: Permit closure rule ends in Keys waters

The first-ever closed season on harvesting permit in most Florida Keys waters ends on July 31. [...]

August 1, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot

News: Face of PTTS weighs in on tarpon controversy

From its inception, the Professional Tarpon Tournament Series (PTTS) has been conducted in a sporting manner with an emphasis on promoting conservation and the sport of tarpon fishing in Boca Grande. I would like to tell you about our history [...]

July 24, 2012 Conservation, Destinations, News, RECENT

Conservation: The lionfish is an anglers nightmare

No enemies and 2,000,000 eggs Wearing an outrageous costume of a Brazilian Mardi Gras reveler, lionfish are sinister creatures hiding behind an exquisite mien. Their rainbow colored and glorious fin rays are venomous. They have no known natural enemy; they [...]

May 31, 2012 Conservation

Conservation: The Florida Keys Initiative

Despite this long history and the continued fervor of flats anglers in pursuit of the Big Three, we find ourselves fighting for the health of the flats that have provided so much to so many for so long. With our [...]

May 27, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT

Conservation: Is Beach Renourishment Marine Genocide?

In 2005, Florida got pounded with four hurricanes and they spawned ". . . beach re-nourishment projects that may really be acts of marine genocide," wrote Terry Gibson in the Florida Sportsman that year. [...]

May 19, 2012 Blogs, Conservation, RECENT