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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

News: Tarpon may finally become catch and release only!

Tarpon, often referred to as the silver king of game fish, could become a catch-and-release-only fishery if new rules under consideration by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are adopted. [...]

September 4, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot, Uncategorized

Conservation: Riding High; the science of tarpon

Riding High: The Science of Tarpon, is just a brief showing of what is in store for the science section of the full-length version of the film. This segment puts emphasis on the ongoing tarpon satellite tagging programs. [...]

August 27, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot, Videos

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