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Nearly all the seagrass in Biscayne Bay is dead.

More than 25,000 acres of seagrass meadows have vanished as Miami boomed and climate change drove seas ever higher. [...]

February 22, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

As runs dwindle, experts say Idaho’s salmon, steelhead ‘could be gone in a generation’

For the third year in a row, biologists predict that Idaho’s salmon and steelhead runs will be very low in 2019 [...]

February 21, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

It’s time to ratchet up bonefish conservation, scientists say

A team of scientists found the decline is affecting all of South Florida and began in 1985, with the lowest catches seen after 1999. [...]

February 15, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Fixing the habitat, the best of Trout Unlimited values expressed

"Natural" predation by birds and animals is reduced by a cover like logs, rock formations, and the water flow constrictions they cause. [...]

February 14, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Striped bass stock assessment is bleak

The assessment indicates that the spawning stock was not only being overfished, but had fallen below the threshold for several years. [...]

February 12, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Court clears way for Everglades drilling

An appeals court Tuesday ordered the state to issue a permit to a major Broward County landowner that wants to drill an exploratory oil well in the Everglades. [...]

February 7, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Massachusetts proposal to reduce striped bass mortality

Massachusetts proposal to reduce striped bass mortality By the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries This winter DMF will be proposing to implement two new conservation measures for the striped bass fisheries aimed at minimizing the number of fish that are [...]

February 1, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Sea herring “Buffer Zone” bans mid-water trawl gear nearshore

Recent efforts from the NEFMC resulted in recommendations to directly account for sea herring’s role as a food source in the ecosystem. [...]

January 31, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Florida’s party bosses have a choice: Sugar or Water

Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel Powell seems poised to emerge as a different kind of Florida Democrat, with a sugar-free approach to water management. [...]

January 30, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Low Greenland Atlantic salmon harvest good news

Significantly reducing the harvest of Atlantic salmon on their ocean feeding grounds is meaningful and decisive for salmon conservation. [...]

January 28, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide