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Record new funding for Estuary and Everglades Restoration

Florida strains to get out from under itself but as long as it accepts business as usual and fails to do something to offset climate warming? [...]

May 10, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

To be, or not to be barbed, that is the question.

In the bass tournament circles barbed and barbless has been addressed ad-nauseum and the jury says no difference, as does this report. [...]

April 1, 2019 RECENT, Slide

How herbicides can save fish and wildlife

For many, “herbicides” remains a scary word. The public needs to learn about them and support their proper use by wildland managers. [...]

March 6, 2019 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

We’re losing fish to eat as oceans warm

Marine life subjected to the most drastic effects of climate change - oceans absorbed 93 percent of the heat that is trapped by the greenhouse gases. [...]

March 1, 2019 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Government cutbacks on clean water protections ignore stream science

The Trump administration has announced plans to cut back the number of wetlands and creeks protected under the Clean Water Act, which regulates water pollution in the U.S. [...]

December 21, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Forage fish make the sport fishing wheels go ’round

Preserving the ocean’s forage base is the first step to managing fisheries. It protects against irreversible damage to marine ecosystems.   [...]

December 7, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Our bête noire in-charge let the most valued conservation fund expire

From the Tongass National Forest in Alaska to the playground in your neighborhood, the Land and Water Conservation Fund gets involved [...]

October 2, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Dams, fish, and our participation does matter

Tens of thousands of small dams—most of them small concrete or earthen dams—fragment rivers and streams, block fish passage and impair water quality. [...]

May 17, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

The man who saved the salmon dies

Orri Vigfússon brokered fishing rights buyouts with governments and corporations, effectively stopping destructive commercial salmon fishing in the N. Atlantic [...]

July 13, 2017 RECENT, Slide

The lateral line – A fish’s sixth sense

To understand how the lateral line works it is important to understand its structure and how pressure waves stimulate a response in fish. [...]

January 4, 2017 RECENT, Slide