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Public TV Series Showcases NRCS, Working Lands for Wildlife - USDA.gov (press release) (blog)

Public TV Series Showcases NRCS, Working Lands for Wildlife - USDA.gov (press release) (blog) | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Public TV Series Showcases NRCS, Working Lands for Wildlife
USDA.gov (press release) (blog)
This new paradigm has evolved from the strong partnership between NRCS and U.S.
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Healthy Habitat: The Foundation of America's Seafood and Fisheries

Healthy habitat is the foundation of our nation's seafood and fisheries. Habitat provides important feeding and breeding grounds for fish and protected speci...
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Funding OK'd to demolish 2 dams on Shawsheen River - Eagle-Tribune

Funding OK'd to demolish 2 dams on Shawsheen River - Eagle-Tribune | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Funding OK'd to demolish 2 dams on Shawsheen River Eagle-Tribune Both dams are aging and removing the dams will eliminate a safety hazard and open up habitat for migratory and resident fish.” The organizations that applied for the grant said a...
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Rapid changes on Elwha River in nation's largest dam-removal project - The Republic

Rapid changes on Elwha River in nation's largest dam-removal project - The Republic | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Rapid changes on Elwha River in nation's largest dam-removal project The Republic PORT ANGELES, Washington — The final chunks of concrete are expected to fall this September in the nation's largest dam-removal project, but nature is already...
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Remove these dam drowning machines (YDR opinion) - York Daily Record

Remove these dam drowning machines (YDR opinion) - York Daily Record | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Remove these dam drowning machines (YDR opinion)
York Daily Record
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is offering funding to remove low-head dams in York and Lancaster counties.
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Chinook salmon coming to the Boise River - The Idaho Statesman

Chinook salmon coming to the Boise River - The Idaho Statesman | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
The Idaho Statesman Chinook salmon coming to the Boise River The Idaho Statesman Boise — To give more anglers a chance to catch one of Idaho's most prized game fish, Idaho Fish and Game will release chinook salmon into the Boise River sometime...
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Dam's removal in Augusta is a wildlife success story - Press Herald

Dam's removal in Augusta is a wildlife success story - Press Herald | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Dam's removal in Augusta is a wildlife success story Press Herald Environmental and fisheries advocates say the Kennebec River has been looking better and getting healthier ever since the 917-foot-long dam was removed on July 1, 1999, returning 17...
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Approval of BP restoration money in final stage - Pensacola News Journal

Approval of BP restoration money in final stage - Pensacola News Journal | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Pensacola News Journal Approval of BP restoration money in final stage Pensacola News Journal Yet there still are a few steps to go before checks will be in hands and shovels will break ground on the third round of restoration projects in the BP...
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Conservation groups bid to remove old dams - The Tennessean

Conservation groups bid to remove old dams - The Tennessean | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Conservation groups bid to remove old dams The Tennessean In a bid to improve water quality in the streams, two local environmental groups are teaming up to remove the old dams, many of which they say serve no purpose these days and are detrimental...
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A Story of Recovery: Boardman River restoration looks better all the time - The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

A Story of Recovery: Boardman River restoration looks better all the time - The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
A Story of Recovery: Boardman River restoration looks better all the time The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com Brown Bridge Dam Restoration 009 Med.jpg Frank Dituri (left) and Bret Fessell kneel in Grasshopper Creek where they find signs of aquatic...
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Historic Agreement Aims To Restore, Protect Chesapeake Bay Watershed - National Parks Traveler

Historic Agreement Aims To Restore, Protect Chesapeake Bay Watershed - National Parks Traveler | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Historic Agreement Aims To Restore, Protect Chesapeake Bay Watershed National Parks Traveler If it succeeds, it would benefit a good number of National Park System units, foremost, perhaps, the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail...
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Six Mile Cypress headwaters ready for resuscitation - The News-Press

Six Mile Cypress headwaters ready for resuscitation - The News-Press | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Six Mile Cypress headwaters ready for resuscitation The News-Press “It's a diamond in the rough, but it will provide water quality improvements, wildlife habitat and hiking and horse riding trails,” said Cathy Olson with Lee County's Conservation...
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States sign deal with Duke Energy for river cleanup - Salt Lake Tribune

States sign deal with Duke Energy for river cleanup
Salt Lake Tribune
Wildlife officials will be collecting tissue samples from fish in the Dan to monitor whether the contamination works its way up the food chain.
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Conservation Work in Arkansas Makes Positive Impact Downstream - USDA.gov (press release) (blog)

Conservation Work in Arkansas Makes Positive Impact Downstream - USDA.gov (press release) (blog) | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Conservation Work in Arkansas Makes Positive Impact Downstream USDA.gov (press release) (blog) We met farmers working to clean and conserve water using conservation efforts, including the Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative of...
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Conservation as a Source of Innovative Partnerships for All - USDA.gov (press release) (blog)

Conservation as a Source of Innovative Partnerships for All - USDA.gov (press release) (blog) | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Conservation as a Source of Innovative Partnerships for All
USDA.gov (press release) (blog)
My passion and commitment for conservation started on the farm learning from our first and finest conservationists: American farmers.
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Secretary Jewell Announces $43 Million to States for Parks, Outdoor Recreation through Land Water Conservation Fund

Secretary Jewell Announces $43 Million to States for Parks, Outdoor Recreation through Land Water Conservation Fund | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Secretary Jewell Announces $43 Million to States for Parks, Outdoor Recreation through Land Water Conservation Fund (W @MayorBetsyPrice announcing $43 million in new Land & Water Conservation Funding for all 50 states.
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Beautiful river, growing thirst, looming battle over the Eel River - Sacramento Bee

Beautiful river, growing thirst, looming battle over the Eel River - Sacramento Bee | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Beautiful river, growing thirst, looming battle over the Eel River Sacramento Bee “There is nothing quite so bad as preventing the salmon and steelhead from gaining access to their spawning grounds,” Gordon Becker, a senior scientist with the...
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New Trout Unlimited report documents importance of small streams ...

New Trout Unlimited report documents importance of small streams ... | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
... to Threats to Fishing in America is a brief report and a call to action for all who fish in the United States. Trout Unlimited scientists mapped how small streams influence historic native trout and salmon habitat in 16 states.
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Chemically impacted smallmouth bass found in more Pennsylvania waters, US ... - Penn Live (blog)

Chemically impacted smallmouth bass found in more Pennsylvania waters, US ... - Penn Live (blog) | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Chemically impacted smallmouth bass found in more Pennsylvania waters, US ...
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Building an oyster reef protects duck, fish habitat and their food | US ...

Building an oyster reef protects duck, fish habitat and their food | US ... | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
We just finished the last phase of a project in the Chesapeake Bay to restore a shoreline and protect hundreds of acres of wetlands--critical habitat for waterfowl and fish.
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EDITORIAL: Water conservation is everyone's responsibility - Fresno Bee

EDITORIAL: Water conservation is everyone's responsibility - Fresno Bee | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Fresno Bee EDITORIAL: Water conservation is everyone's responsibility Fresno Bee Water agencies in Southern California and elsewhere, which have reduced per-person water use with long-standing, robust conservation programs, can plausibly claim that...
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Tom Vilsack and Debbie Stabenow: Starting a new era of conservation partnership - Lansing State Journal

Tom Vilsack and Debbie Stabenow: Starting a new era of conservation partnership Lansing State Journal Michigan recently played host to a historic announcement that will have a lasting impact on the health of the Great Lakes and Michigan's strong...
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Why fishing is making a comeback in Colorado - The Denver Post

Why fishing is making a comeback in Colorado - The Denver Post | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Why fishing is making a comeback in Colorado
The Denver Post
Just like a hungry trout, fishing is on the rise in Colorado.
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Salmon spawning habitat project begins in Oroville - Enterprise-Record

Salmon spawning habitat project begins in Oroville - Enterprise-Record | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Salmon spawning habitat project begins in Oroville
Enterprise-Record
The California Department of Water Resources recently began a summer-long project to improve the salmon and steelhead fish habitat in the river by adding gravel.
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Habitat restoration project puts 30000 catfish in Chicago, Little Calumet rivers - Chicago Sun-Times

Habitat restoration project puts 30000 catfish in Chicago, Little Calumet rivers - Chicago Sun-Times | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
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Habitat restoration project puts 30000 catfish in Chicago, Little Calumet rivers
Chicago Sun-Times
Downtown, they were put into the water at Lower Wacker and Franklin Street.
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Section of famed Silver Creek restored - Billings Gazette

Section of famed Silver Creek restored
Billings Gazette
The creek has abundant trout, and the unique ecosystem provides an oasis of habitat for everything from fish to songbirds to moose. According to the Nature Conservancy, ...
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