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Pinks credited for Alaska's largest salmon harvest - Anchorage Daily News

Pinks credited for Alaska's largest salmon harvest - Anchorage Daily News | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Pinks credited for Alaska's largest salmon harvest
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JUNEAU, Alaska — Pink salmon are credited for creating Alaska's largest salmon harvest ever, according to new figures from an organization that promotes Alaska seafood.
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With BP cash, Louisiana could jump start coastal restoration: Editorial - NOLA.com

With BP cash, Louisiana could jump start coastal restoration: Editorial - NOLA.com | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Louisiana's estimated $8.7 billion share of BP payments to settle government damage claims from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster would give the state a significant source of revenue for its $50 billion coastal restoration master plan.
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Pipeline builder gives 3 Lancaster County conservation groups $1.5 million - LancasterOnline

Pipeline builder gives 3 Lancaster County conservation groups $1.5 million - LancasterOnline | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Grant giver Williams is builder of proposed Atlantic Sunrise gas pipeline.
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Mill Creek restoration project to offer new look, improved native fish habitat - Deseret News

Mill Creek restoration project to offer new look, improved native fish habitat - Deseret News | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Ten new 20-ton culverts anchored like a chain of building blocks will enable safe passage for native fish as part of an ambitious watershed restoration project involving the upper reaches of Mill Cree...
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State limits fishing on Umpqua River to save overheated fish - OregonLive.com

State limits fishing on Umpqua River to save overheated fish - OregonLive.com | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Virtually all mountain snowpack feeding the Umpqua has melted, leaving the river shallow and warm. State fish biologists expect temperatures in the Umpqua to surpass 75 degrees for much of the summer.
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Restoration of Bonneville cutthroat trout proposed on Cedar Mountain - St. George Daily Spectrum

Restoration of Bonneville cutthroat trout proposed on Cedar Mountain
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$700 million plan to help salmon habitat faces new challenge - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

$700 million plan to help salmon habitat faces new challenge - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
PORTLAND — A massive federal habitat restoration effort in the Columbia River Basin has spent more than $700 million on breaching levies, restoring tidal channels, reconnecting floodplains and other actions meant to boost salmon and steelhead...
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Building Fish Habitat on Claytor Lake Virginia

AEP, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Pulaski County Virginia, and The Friends of Claytor Lake are working together to build fish habitat in ...
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Check out this story by U.S. Department of the Interior on @stellerstories

Check out this story by U.S. Department of the Interior on @stellerstories | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
California's Lost Coast King Range Where The Land and Sea Meet King Range National Conservation Area has long been recognized as a crown jewel of the Pacific Coast.
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State imposes well water cuts on users near Russian River - San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)

State imposes well water cuts on users near Russian River - San Francisco Chronicle (subscription) | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Winemakers, small farmers and rural residents near the Russian River, accustomed to reveling in Mother Nature’s bounty, were slapped with restrictions on well water use Wednesday, including a ban on lawn watering, in the latest effort by the state...
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BLM, Utah's Watershed Restoration Initiative receives $2.6M - St George News

BLM, Utah's Watershed Restoration Initiative receives $2.6M - St George News | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
SALT LAKE CITY — The Wildland Fire Resilient Landscapes Program announced Friday the commitment of $2.6 million to complete four Southern Utah projects to restore landscapes, improve habitat and reduce hazardous fuels.
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California tries to save salmon in Wine Country creeks - Daily Democrat

California tries to save salmon in Wine Country creeks - Daily Democrat | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
SONOMA >> California is taking desperate steps to save the last endangered salmon in Wine Country creeks that are going dry because of over-pumping and the drought, officials said Thursday.Water has run so low in the four tributaries of t...
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New bass habitat coming soon to Lake Austin - Austin American-Statesman

New bass habitat coming soon to Lake Austin - Austin American-Statesman | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department partnered with Texas Tournament Zone and the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department and Watershed Protection to install fish habitat structures assembled out of brush into Lake Austin on June 7, 2015.
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D.C.'s Polluted Rivers Are Getting a Green Makeover

D.C.'s Polluted Rivers Are Getting a Green Makeover | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
But will all residents reap the same benefits?

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Washington must fix culverts to allow tribal fishing, feds say - OregonLive.com

Washington must fix culverts to allow tribal fishing, feds say - OregonLive.com | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
It's unclear how the state is going to come up with the estimated $2.4 billion needed to correct more than 825 culverts — concrete pipes or steel structures that allow streams to flow under roads and highways.
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Southeast Wisconsin Trout Unlimited gives more than it takes - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Southeast Wisconsin Trout Unlimited gives more than it takes - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
A visit to the group’s June “work party” spoke volumes: It’s not just a fishing club. Nor is it confined to southeastern Wisconsin. Most of the participants had driven 150 to 200 miles from their homes to help improve Tainter Creek.
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Columbia River Basin plan to restore fish runs faces legal challenge - The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times Columbia River Basin plan to restore fish runs faces legal challenge The Seattle Times The monumental scope and price stem from habitat restoration's role as the centerpiece in a federal management plan to relieve the damage that...
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Feds give California funds for drought aid, restoration - The Salinas Californian

Feds give California funds for drought aid, restoration - The Salinas Californian | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
The new funds include aid for cattle ranchers
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Clean water is the cornerstone of Maine's economy - Bangor Daily News

Clean water is the cornerstone of Maine's economy - Bangor Daily News | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
For nearly 70 years I have enjoyed the beauty of Maine’s outdoors, from the majestic Down East lakes to the remote ponds, streams and rivers throughout our western mountains and North Woods.
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It's time to protect the Delta - Sacramento Bee

It's time to protect the Delta - Sacramento Bee | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
California is at high risk of permanently losing key species and habitats in the West Coast’s largest estuary, the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and San Francisco Bay.
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$700 million plan to help salmon habitat faces new challenge - KOMO News

$700 million plan to help salmon habitat faces new challenge - KOMO News | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
A massive federal habitat restoration effort in the Columbia River Basin has spent more than $700 million on breaching levies, restoring tidal channels, reconnecting floodplains and other actions meant to boost salmon and steelhead populations...
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Freshwater mussels dependent on quality habitat - Lancaster Eagle Gazette

This week’s Conservation Corner from Tommy Springer
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Butte Creek's threatened salmon try to survive in low-water year - Oroville Mercury Register

Butte Creek's threatened salmon try to survive in low-water year - Oroville Mercury Register | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Chico >> There are fewer salmon in Butte Creek than in the last few years, but biologists with the Department of Fish and Wildlife are happy to see the fish surviving.The state’s wildlife department has counted about 1,950 spring-r...
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Arid Tucson leads the way in water conservation out West - Al Jazeera America

Arid Tucson leads the way in water conservation out West - Al Jazeera America | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Having faced a water crisis in the 1970s, Arizona's second city may have lessons for drought-racked region
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10 Surprising Ways You Can Help With Fishing Conservation - Take Me Fishing

10 Surprising Ways You Can Help With Fishing Conservation - Take Me Fishing | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Just the simple act of buying a fishing license helps with conservation efforts. Here are 10 other surprising ways you can help with fishing conservation.
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Work underway to grow plants, bring Lake Livingston's fishery back to life - Houston Chronicle (subscription)

Work underway to grow plants, bring Lake Livingston's fishery back to life - Houston Chronicle (subscription) | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
The future of Lake Livingston's largemouth bass, crappie, sunfish and the dozens of other aquatic wildlife species dependant on healthy, robust shallow-water habitat may be brighter because of what's growing in almost two-dozen 5-foot-by-16-foot...
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A great Houston Chronicle article on one of our 2015 Waters to Watch - Lake Livingston. 

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