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Video: Menhaden conservation video hits home

Menhaden is the second largest fishery in the US. VA and NJ currently control more than 96% of the coast wide quota while perspectives among state fishery managers are not even close to alignment. [...]

November 9, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Videos

River & Dams: Conjoined for a reason, then forgotten

No better examples of the Industrial Revolution's environmental impact on fisheries of significance importance exists in U. S. than that of the damned rivers of the Northeast [...]

December 13, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Rivers & Dams, Slide

Conservation: Rarely have we seen compromise and cooperation fail – doing the right thing

Words sometimes end in actions. In most cases it is the action that is remembered. In Maine, the "dam" action will be remembered by millions of fish, thousands of anglers, and hundreds of new workers [...]

June 17, 2016 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Conservation: Rehoming brook trout, the Dweller of Springs

In 2011 Tropical Storm Irene blew out undersized culverts all across the Northeast, but it was an opportunity to replace many with “stream-simulation culverts.” [...]

February 3, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Feast & famine on Alaskan Salmon Rivers

Char shrink and grow their digestive tract to fit food supply. During the salmon migration, the char’s digestive organs grow twice as big as they are the rest of the year [...]

April 23, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Ghost Stories: Bahamas’ bonefish and shifting baseline syndrome

Populations were way higher and distributions more expansive. In fact, these guides used to pole from the dock, because bonefish were so numerous! [...]

April 2, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Ghost Stories, Slide

Conservation: Should we conserve nature for nature’s sake, or for our own?

Bridging the Conservation Divide is an inciteful piece by Michelle Nijuhuis of The New Yorker magazine. In it she weighs the value of protecting nature for nature's sake. [...]

December 15, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Profile: Hal Herring fights environmental indifference word by word

Hal Herring has always been a denizen of the woods, swamps and rivers of America, from southern bayous to craggy Western peaks. [...]

March 5, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Profile, Slide

Conservation: Protecting the Northern Everglades

The Northern Everglades is a top Nature Conservancy priority [...]

December 4, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Reconnecting Adirondack brook trout streams

The Nature Conservancy is working with the New York State Department of Transportation and local highway departments to provide better fish access through culverts... [...]

October 28, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Slide