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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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Broken pipeline spills oil into ocean off Santa Barbara - USA TODAY

Broken pipeline spills oil into ocean off Santa Barbara - USA TODAY | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
An estimated 21,000 gallons of crude oil dumped into the ocean from a broken pipeline just off the central California coast before it was shut off on Tuesday, creating a spill stretching about 4 miles along the beach...
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City celebrates completion of relocated and restored lower Bear Creek - Redmond Reporter

City celebrates completion of relocated and restored lower Bear Creek - Redmond Reporter | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
The City of Redmond celebrated the completion of the newly relocated and restored lower Bear Creek with a ribbon cutting on May 14.
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USDA to Expand Investment in Water Conservation, Resilience across Drought ... - USDA.gov (press release)

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2015 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will invest approximately $21 million in additional Farm Bill dollars to help farmers and ranchers apply...
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For California salmon, summer of truck rides, bucket lifts - Sacramento Bee

For California salmon, summer of truck rides, bucket lifts - Sacramento Bee | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
What do you do when you have 30 million young salmon ready for their big journeys downstream, but drought and development have dried your riverbeds to sauna rocks? In California this year, you give the fish a ride.
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Door County Wetlands Recognized As Internationally Significant - DoorCountyDailyNews.com

Door County Wetlands Recognized As Internationally Significant - DoorCountyDailyNews.com | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Door County Coastal Wetlands has been recognized as internationally significant.  The Door County conservation partners of the Ridges Sanctuary, Nature Conservancy, Door
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Hunting and fishing gear taxes again boosting wildlife and fish conservation ... - PennLive.com (blog)

Hunting and fishing gear taxes again boosting wildlife and fish conservation ... - PennLive.com (blog) | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Pennsylvania receives fourth highest amount from Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration and Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration programs
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Landmark Conservation Deal Offers A First Glimpse Of New Wilderness - NPR

Landmark Conservation Deal Offers A First Glimpse Of New Wilderness - NPR | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
Once closed to the public, adventure seekers can now explore a wild stretch of New York state's Hudson and Opalescent Rivers.
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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?

Via Flora Moon
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Wetlands at Carvers Creek State Park home to wildlife, fish - Fayetteville Observer

Wetlands at Carvers Creek State Park home to wildlife, fish - Fayetteville Observer | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
A former cow pasture has been converted back to a streambed as part of a program to mitigate the loss of wetlands elsewhere in the state.
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Trees last step in Chickley River restoration - The Recorder

Trees last step in Chickley River restoration - The Recorder | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
HAWLEY — Some 400 native trees and shrubs are to be planted along the Chickley River banks this month, as
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The Chemical That Is Helping Scientists Save Endangered Salmon - TakePart

Researchers discover that an isotope that accumulates in the ear bones of fish lets them track their journey from river to sea and back.
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Aquatic reserve best fit for Lake Kapowsin - Eatonville Dispatch

Aquatic reserve best fit for Lake Kapowsin - Eatonville Dispatch | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
By Marian Berejikian The recent activity by Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to protect Lake Kapowsin in its current state is the best solution for this fragile and environmentally ...
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SDCWA to consider conservation and outreach programs - CBS 8 San Diego

SDCWA to consider conservation and outreach programs - CBS 8 San Diego | Fish Habitat | Scoop.it
As a rainstorm bears down on Southern California, the San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors will hold a special meeting Thursday to discuss a series of drought-related issues.
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Kalamazoo River Restoration 2015

The DEQ and Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette reached a $75 million settlement with Enbridge over the 2010 Kalamazoo River oil spill. The company ...
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