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Fish panel eyes interim cod action - Gloucester Daily Times

Fish panel eyes interim cod actionGloucester Daily TimesBy Richard Gaines Staff Writer The federal government, and the fishing industry — the commercial and recreational sides alike, with deep dependence on inshore or Gulf of Maine cod — have entered...
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Larger salmon releases planned after California fish die-off - SFGate

Larger salmon releases planned after California fish die-off - SFGate | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
(AP) — A proposal to raise Shasta Dam and boost California's ability to store water for dry years has drawn criticism from federal biologists who say it would harm endangered salmon. Before starting work, the U.S.
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Movement to Take Down Thousands of Dams Goes Mainstream - National Geographic

Movement to Take Down Thousands of Dams Goes Mainstream - National Geographic | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Many dams in the United States have outlived their useful lives. A movement to remove them is gaining traction and growing in ambition.
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The American eel's 'endangered' designation isn't backed up by the science - Bangor Daily News

The American eel's 'endangered' designation isn't backed up by the science - Bangor Daily News | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Over the past decade, eel fishermen in Maine and all along the Atlantic coast have been part of a responsibly managed fishery, adhering to stringent regulations developed across state, provincial and international lines.
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U.N. Meeting Could Lead to Action on High Seas Conservation

U.N. Meeting Could Lead to Action on High Seas Conservation | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
A special working group of the United Nations General Assembly will meet Jan.
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Iowa conservation leaders urge sales tax for natural resources - KCRG

Iowa conservation leaders urge sales tax for natural resources - KCRG | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
DES MOINES — Members of the Iowa Natural Resources Commission are calling on the split-control Legislature and Gov.
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ADFG launches study on hatchery impacts on wild salmon - Undercurrent News

FIS ADFG launches study on hatchery impacts on wild salmon Undercurrent News Straying to wild salmon streams has long been a concern regarding hatchery fish, but the main research on the subject was conducted outside of Alaska, where research has...
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NY issues 10-year Ocean Action Plan - The Journal News | LoHud.com

NY issues 10-year Ocean Action Plan The Journal News | LoHud.com “This plan will help protect the more than 300 marine fish species reproducing and growing in these waters, support the valuable commercial and recreational fishing industries, as...
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Lobstermen nervous over possible federal closures - The Ellsworth American

NEWBURYPORT, Mass. — Maine lobstermen and scallop and quahog harvesters were among those weighing in at public hearings last week on a proposed federal fishery management action.
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Feds grant $1 million for Elkhorn Slough restoration - The Salinas Californian

Feds grant $1 million for Elkhorn Slough restoration - The Salinas Californian | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
The project aims to restore 61 acres of tidal wetlands and establish five acres of perennial grassland
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Endangered Salmon Population Monitored with eDNA for First Time - United States Geological Survey (press release)

CORVALIS, Ore. — Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey and Washington State University have discovered that endangered Chinook salmon can be detected accurately from DNA they release into the environment.
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Conservation Group Collects Christmas Trees For Salmon Habitat - KUOW News and Information

Conservation Group Collects Christmas Trees For Salmon Habitat - KUOW News and Information | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Most Christmas trees get kicked to the curb and ground up into mulch after the holidays. But a Portland-area conservation group is trying to change that.
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SMART gives go-ahead to large wetland restoration - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

SMART gives go-ahead to large wetland restoration - Santa Rosa Press Democrat | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
The agency tasked with building the North Bay’s commuter rail line is
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Harris Creek oyster restoration continues - The Star Democrat

Harris Creek oyster restoration continues - The Star Democrat | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
EASTON — Oyster restoration efforts in Harris Creek resumed this month, with sights aimed for starting in the Tred Avon River soon.
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Improved Fish Habitat Planned at Cave Run Lake - WMKY

ECM Publishers Improved Fish Habitat Planned at Cave Run Lake WMKY At about the time when the winter boat show season starts to crank up, the annual fishing forecast for Kentucky's major fisheries arrives as another welcome diversion from the...
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Deal secures 3,000 acres of forest near Mount St. Helens

Deal secures 3,000 acres of forest near Mount St. Helens | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Columbia Land Trust on Monday announced the conservation of more than 3,000 acres of forestland near Mount St. Helens, the latest phase in an ongoing effort by the organization to prevent development

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Roughly $400 per acre 

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USDA Unites with Partners to Improve Water Quality in Lake Champlain - USDA.gov (press release) (blog)

USDA Unites with Partners to Improve Water Quality in Lake Champlain - USDA.gov (press release) (blog) | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
USDA.gov (press release) (blog) USDA Unites with Partners to Improve Water Quality in Lake Champlain USDA.gov (press release) (blog) Lake Champlain provides habitat for more than 300 bird species and 80 fish species, holds 6.8 trillion gallons of...
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Maine to host public hearings about fish habitat plan - Beaumont Enterprise

Maine to host public hearings about fish habitat plan
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine will host two public hearings this week about a long-anticipated fishery management plan for New England waters.
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Grand Teton riverbank restoration project moves forward - Yellowstone Gate

Grand Teton riverbank restoration project moves forward - Yellowstone Gate | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Grand Teton National Park is moving forward with a riverbank restoration project to remove approximately 13 tons of old angle iron beams from the Buffalo Fork of the Snake River.
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Around Iowa: Class helps people appreciate fishing - DesMoinesRegister.com

This and four more stories from around Iowa.
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US Fish and Wildlife Service announces over $21 million in grants - SCNow

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced over $21 million will be provided to 25 projects in 13 coastal and Great Lakes states to protect, restore or enhance more than 11,000 acres of coastal wetlands and adjacent upland...
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Chesapeake Bay health not improved from 2012, according to CBF - The Chesapeake Bay Journal

Chesapeake Bay health not improved from 2012, according to CBF - The Chesapeake Bay Journal | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
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Florida Family Farm Adopts Conservation Practices, Helps Gulf of Mexico - USDA.gov (press release) (blog)

Florida Family Farm Adopts Conservation Practices, Helps Gulf of Mexico - USDA.gov (press release) (blog) | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
USDA.gov (press release) (blog) Florida Family Farm Adopts Conservation Practices, Helps Gulf of Mexico USDA.gov (press release) (blog) The Holtzclaw family has worked with USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), over the years on...
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Bids due today for Centreville Dam removal - The Star Democrat

Bids due today for Centreville Dam removal - The Star Democrat | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
CENTREVILLE — The Centreville Dam project is moving forward as expected and on time, town officials said at their Dec. 11. council meeting.
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