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Two Missouri mussels considered for endangered species list - Joplin Globe

Two Missouri mussels considered for endangered species list - Joplin Globe | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
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Two Missouri mussels considered for endangered species list
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The designation also grants the Fish and Wildlife Service the authority to develop and carry out recovery plans, and to purchase important habitat.
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Silver salmon stage a revival in urban Chester Creek - Alaska Dispatch

In 2008, about 400 coho salmon entered Anchorage's Chester Creek, while by this summer an estimated 2,000-plus salmon moved upstream, despite continuing problems with runoff, feces and other garbage in the urban waterway. ...
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Outdated dam on Richland Creek set for removal - The Tennessean

Outdated dam on Richland Creek set for removal - The Tennessean | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
The project aims to improve water quality. McCabe Golf Course will still be able to draw water.
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Restoration project brings salmon back to Portland park - kgw.com

Restoration project brings salmon back to Portland park - kgw.com | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
A celebration at a Portland park will have extra meaning because along with a major restoration of the park the creek that runs though it is healthier too.
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DNR tackles another stream restoration project - West Virginia MetroNews

Employees of DNR, Division of Forestry, and WVU spent much of their summer in Kumbrabow State Forest restoring another stream into an incubator for larger native brook trout.
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Habitat Restoration & Re-creation Afoot in Milwaukee Inner Harbor - WUWM

Habitat Restoration & Re-creation Afoot in Milwaukee Inner Harbor - WUWM | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Milwaukee's Inner Harbor was once home to 10,000 acres of wetland. Today, just a minuscule remnant remains and it is slated for restoration.
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DNR creates fish habitat with large lakeside trees - Charleston Gazette

DNR creates fish habitat with large lakeside trees - Charleston Gazette | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
DNR creates fish habitat with large lakeside trees
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West Virginia's large lakes might soon get something they don't have — prime fish habitat.
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The Race to Reclaim Louisiana's Vanishing Coastline

The Race to Reclaim Louisiana's Vanishing Coastline | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
The world’s fastest-submerging state is looking to nature in an ambitious plan to turn back the tide—and to BP to fund it.

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Bull Trout Conservation Project Approved in North Fork - Flathead Beacon

Bull Trout Conservation Project Approved in North Fork - Flathead Beacon | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
The National Park Service will continue lake trout suppression on Quartz Lake and begin removing the non-native fish species in the Logging Lake drainage in Glacier National Park’s North Fork District,...
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Finding Funding for our Nation's Wildlife - Huffington Post

Finding Funding for our Nation's Wildlife - Huffington Post | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Wildlife conservation laws and regulations only cover about 5 percent of the species that need our help. Urgent work remains to manage and safeguard the 95 percent of all species that are neither hunted nor fished....
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Fish and Wildlife test 'salmon cannon' to aid migration - Yakima Herald-Republic

Fish and Wildlife test 'salmon cannon' to aid migration - Yakima Herald-Republic | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
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Fish and Wildlife test 'salmon cannon' to aid migration
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City a stakeholder in river restoration project - Appeal-Democrat

City a stakeholder in river restoration project - Appeal-Democrat | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
City a stakeholder in river restoration project Appeal-Democrat The Kopta Slough Flood Damage Reduction and Habitat Restoration Project will provide erosion protection of the abutment of the Woodson Bridge which spans the Sacramento River east of...
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'Baby Salmon' project to educate public - Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

'Baby Salmon' project to educate public - Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
'Baby Salmon' project to educate public Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman This summer, Envision Mat-Su created the Baby Salmon Live Here project and teamed up with the Matanuska Electric Association (MEA) and Mat-Su Community Transit (MASCOT) to raise...
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Challenge to Federal EPA Ruling Could Help Save Marine Life in New Jersey - NJ Spotlight

Challenge to Federal EPA Ruling Could Help Save Marine Life in New Jersey - NJ Spotlight | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Challenge to Federal EPA Ruling Could Help Save Marine Life in New Jersey NJ Spotlight In a lawsuit filed in federal courts in New York, San Francisco, and Boston, the group claims the new regulation fails to protect aquatic life by destroying...
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Interior, Agriculture Departments Partner to Measure Conservation Impacts on ... - United States Geological Survey (press release)

Interior, Agriculture Departments Partner to Measure Conservation Impacts on ... - United States Geological Survey (press release) | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
The United States Department of the Interior (DOI) and the U.S.
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Viewpoints: Water bond is good for the environment - Sacramento Bee

Despite concerns about money in Proposition 1 going to damaging dams, it also has tremendous opportunities for sustainable groundwater storage.
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EPA giving $7.5M in grants to address algae - Toledo Blade

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing nearly $7.5 million to Ohio to address algae blooms in Lake Erie, most of it to farmers to encourage practices that stop the flow of algae-feeding nutrients into the lake.
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City celebrates finish of South River restoration - The Daily Progress

City celebrates finish of South River restoration - The Daily Progress | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
WAYNESBORO-With the rustle of bright autumn leaves and the burbling river in the background, members of the Waynesboro community came to Ridgeview Park Saturday morning to celebrate the completion of the South River Restoration Project. ...
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Hastings, Driftless restoration program earn award - Jacksoncountychronicle

Trout Unlimited’s Driftless Area Restoration Effort (DARE) and its project manager, Jeff Hastings of Westby, were honored Sept. 24 at the Wild Trout Symposium meeting in West Yellowstone, Mont. The
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From the Fishing Boat to the Classroom - Huffington Post

From the Fishing Boat to the Classroom - Huffington Post | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
When it comes to teaching, there are two sides: the part that we sign up for (engagement, relationships, imparting wisdom, etc.) and the "necessary evils" (lesson planning, grading, meetings, supervision, etc.) that we can all do without....
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Third Herring Brook: Dam removal will restore habitat - Wicked Local Marshfield

Third Herring Brook: Dam removal will restore habitat - Wicked Local Marshfield | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
The first of three dams in the Third Herring Brook Watershed is coming down.The removal of the Mill Pond dam behind the South Shore YMCA will allow the
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NY releases baby sturgeon in restoration effort - seattlepi.com

Participants in the effort include the state Department of Environmental Conservation, U.S. Geological Survey Great Lakes Science Center, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Seneca Park Zoo.
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Rivers Need a Thorough Health Exam

Rivers Need a Thorough Health Exam | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
It might be surprising that globally we don’t systematically monitor the health of our rivers. Imagine damming and diverting the arteries in our bodies without taking care to monitor the consequences. Our health would turn precarious, to say the least.

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$4.7 million in new funding announced to accelerate Buffalo River restoration - Niagara Frontier Publications

$4.7 million in new funding announced to accelerate Buffalo River restoration - Niagara Frontier Publications | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Niagara Frontier Publications $4.7 million in new funding announced to accelerate Buffalo River restoration Niagara Frontier Publications "I'm very excited by this opportunity to partner with NOAA, the Great Lakes Commission and Buffalo Niagara...
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Vilsack announces $15.7 million in conservation projects grants - Agri-Pulse

Vilsack announces $15.7 million in conservation projects grants
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“These grants promote creativity and problem-solving efforts that benefit farmers and ranchers and protect our natural resources,” Vilsack said.
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Gone fishin': Success on the large scale takes action on a small scale - Martha's Vineyard Times

Gone fishin': Success on the large scale takes action on a small scale - Martha's Vineyard Times | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Martha's Vineyard Times Gone fishin': Success on the large scale takes action on a small scale Martha's Vineyard Times Fisheries management cannot succeed on the large scale if we do not think about the small scale, and do what we can to protect...
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