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Ecosystems 101: Hard lessons from the mighty salmon runs of Alaska's Bristol Bay - High Country News

Ecosystems 101: Hard lessons from the mighty salmon runs of Alaska's Bristol Bay - High Country News | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Ecosystems 101: Hard lessons from the mighty salmon runs of Alaska's Bristol Bay
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Ecosystems 101: Hard lessons from the mighty salmon runs of Alaska's Bristol Bay.
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Environmental Protection Agency holding hearing on LCP cleanup plan in ... - Florida Times-Union

Environmental Protection Agency holding hearing on LCP cleanup plan in ... - Florida Times-Union | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
The federal Environmental Protection Agency is coming to town to propose a plan for cleaning up the contaminated marshland at the former LCP Chemicals Superfund site and Glynn Environmental Coalition Executive Director Daniel Parshley wants to make...
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Death by dirty water: Storm runoff a risk for salmon - KOMO News

Death by dirty water: Storm runoff a risk for salmon - KOMO News | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Research being conducted by scientists with NOAA, Washington State University and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service offers a promising solution to stormwater pollution, a major problem for Puget Sound and other streams and lakes in the nation.
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Florida Gets $34M Oil Spill Grant For Conservation - CBS Local

Florida Gets $34M Oil Spill Grant For Conservation - CBS Local | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
In an effort to conserve the Gulf of Mexico, Florida was awarded $34.3 million in conservation grants from a settlement over the 2010 oil spill.
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Concerns Renewed as B.C. Coal Mining Pollutants Increase in Montana ... - Flathead Beacon

Concerns Renewed as B.C. Coal Mining Pollutants Increase in Montana ... - Flathead Beacon | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
With renewed plans to expand coal-mining operations in southeastern British Columbia’s Elk River drainage, located upstream from one of Montana’s world-class transboundary watersheds, researchers and government agencies are intensifying scrutiny...
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Fish Habitat will be restored at Orcas Pocket Beach - SanJuanIslander.com

Pocket beaches, those small beaches located between rocky headlands that play such a prominent role in the character of San Juan County’s marine shore...
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Water conservation efforts pay off: US usage lowest in decades - Los Angeles Times

Water conservation efforts pay off: US usage lowest in decades - Los Angeles Times | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Americans recently passed a milestone when federal officials reported that water use across the nation had reached its lowest level in more than 45 years: good news for the environment, great news in times of drought and a major victory for...
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Prop. 1 would aid Delta habitat, fish and region - Sacramento Bee

Prop. 1 would aid Delta habitat, fish and region - Sacramento Bee | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Proposition 1 would earmark $137 million for habitat restoration in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, work that would help salmon and other endangered species, water quality and ultimately for the region and state.
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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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Time to move ahead on removal of Ballville Dam - Port Clinton News Herald

Time to move ahead on removal of Ballville Dam
Port Clinton News Herald
For decades, council members, residents and officials have weighed in on whether the Ballville Dam should be removed or repaired.
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Sacramento's salmon run in full swing, but drought still a worry - Sacramento Bee

Sacramento's salmon run in full swing, but drought still a worry - Sacramento Bee | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Sacramento-area rivers and creeks are alive once again with the fall Chinook salmon run. Fish have begun spawning, but low water and warm temperatures caused by drought could imperil eggs and juvenile fish.
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Louisiana gets $13.2 million from National Fish & Wildlife Foundation - The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com

Louisiana gets $13.2 million from National Fish & Wildlife Foundation - The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
The state of Louisiana will receive $13.2 million from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to support the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority's Adaptive Management Program, with the money aimed at tracking ongoing efforts to rebuild...
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Michigan researchers find salmon reproducing - The Detroit News

Michigan researchers find salmon reproducing - The Detroit News | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Researchers have determined that Atlantic salmon are naturally reproducing
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Wildcat Park dam removed - Kane Republican

Wildcat Park dam removed - Kane Republican | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
In October, the McKean County Conservation District, partnering with Wildcat Park, the Ohio River Basin Fish Habitat Partnership, PA DEP, and the PA Fish & Boat Commission, removed the dam on Twomile Run in Wildcat Park near Ludlow.
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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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