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Damn Dams: Retired Corps engineer says these dams are bad news

The Amry Corps of Engineers has fallen a long way from their heroic beginnings in WWII. There is no 'good guy' John Wayne in charge - just political engineering to keep busy [...]

July 28, 2016 Damn Dams, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Wednesday Fish Facts: About salmon, the fish we all love to catch and eat

A chinook salmon tagged in the central Aleutian Islands and recovered a year later in the Salmon River, Idaho, had traveled about 3,500 miles. [...]

May 4, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

News: What is the hidden cost of trout fishing?

Roughly six million pounds of hatchery fish excrement, uneaten food and dead and decaying fish leach nutrients into wastewater -- then get dumped into a stream or river [...]

April 14, 2015 FEATURE STORY, News, 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

News: Atlantic Salmon Federation takes it “One step at a time”

ASF's Maine Headwaters Project has completed 20 such projects over the past decade, allowing access to 18,500 acres of lakes and ponds, along with 400 river miles of prime habitat [...]

December 1, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Louisiana’s own story of powerful people motivated by low ambitions

As Louisiana‘s wetlands continue to disappear into the Gulf of Mexico, a high-stakes fight has broken out over who is to blame - and who should bear the astronomical cost of restoring the coastline. Each day, the state loses nearly [...]

October 10, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

News: Gulf Red Tide remains persistent economic threat

Known as "red tide," this particular strain called Karenia brevis is present nearly every year off Florida, but large blooms can be particularly devastating. [...]

September 24, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: New tools for salvaging South Florida’s marine environments

South Florida has one of the most diverse ocean and coastal ecosystems in the United States, and is vastly important to the local and state economy [...]

July 24, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: They just won’t say NO!

The disappearance of marshes during the period covered in the study -2004 and 2009- represented a 25% increase in the rate of loss. [...]

January 3, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: Habitat restoration yields long-term benefits to fisheries

Restore America's Estuaries releases new report, "More Habitat Means More Fish". The U.S. lost 84,100 acres of coastal wetlands between 2004 and 2009, three times higher than 1998 to 2004. [...]

May 8, 2013 Conservation, News, RECENT, Spot