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U.S. moves to roll back successful bluefin tuna protections

The proposed policy would reopen surface longline fishing in their spawning hotspots during the peak times of April and May. [...]

September 6, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Virginia to enact emergency striper regulations

Virginia took the first action on striped bass in the spring and today’s steps continue our commitment to restore this fishery to healthy levels. [...]

August 28, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

ASMFC accepts preliminary striped bass stock assessment

Connecticut, Massachusetts and Virginia have already sent a strongly worded letter to the ASMFC suggesting more action be taken ASAP. [...]

May 14, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Virginia Marine Resources Commission takes action to protect striped bass

Virginia Marine Resources Commission voted unanimously (7-0) to enact an emergency closure for the spring recreational striped bass trophy season. [...]

April 24, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

New measures to protect striped bass being eyed for the fall

New measures to protect striped bass being eyed for the fall A drop in the population of spawning-age striped bass has prompted regulators to seek suggestions on how to proceed. By Mark Harrington for Newsday A steady drop in the [...]

April 5, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Chesapeake: What new rockfish limits could look like

Last week, Wild Chesapeake reported Virginia is likely to act soon to reduce its recreational striper catch. [...]

March 21, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

FL Rep. Rooney takes on the sugar industry

He says sugar farmers are in large part responsible for the blooms and believes he has the answer to solve the water crisis. [...]

March 18, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Striped bass in the Block Island Transit Zone need your voice now

On October 4th, NOAA issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking to open the EEZ around the Block Island Transit Zone for striped bass harvest. [...]

November 16, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Sweetwater: A film by Spencer Miller

Spencer Miller tells a deeply personal, sad, and ultimately hopeful story about the decline of South Florida's waterways and the fight to recover them. [...]

November 15, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Erin Brockovich on Florida’s water quality collapse

Politicians and the corporations that control them, have been holding back on decades-old promises of solutions that would have prevented what has now become a catastrophe. [...]

August 8, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide