Tag: fishing

LWCF Funding: A Hidden Gem in the President’s Budget

Written by | April 23rd, 2013

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Almost unnoticed in Obama’s budget for 2014 is a strong commitment to the Land and Water Conservation Fund and, with that investment, the hope that this successful federal program will be renewed beyond its current expiration date in 2015.

Lessons from Our Adventure on the Mekong River

Written by | January 29th, 2013

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Get the skinny on mischievous monkeys, freshwater dolphins and travel in Southeast Asia from Conservancy scientist Jeff Opperman’s two children, who recently returned from a 1,500-mile journey down the Mekong River.

Science Journey to Loreto, Mexico: Sustainable Fishing, Part 3

Written by | January 2nd, 2013

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Storm’s a coming! Scientist Sheila Walsh encounters heavy rain, wind & clouds while doing research in the Gulf of California. Can healthy ecosystems help fisheries be more resilient to strong climate events?

Science Journey to Loreto, Mexico: Sustainable Fishing, Part 2

Written by | December 17th, 2012

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Overfishing is a huge problem around the globe, but there are solutions. Scientist Sheila Walsh explores one method that seems to be working in the Gulf of California: local ownership of marine resources.

Science Journey to Loreto, Mexico: Sustainable Fishing, Part 1

Written by | December 11th, 2012

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Scientist Sheila Walsh explores how marine species are doing in and around protected areas of the Gulf of California—and how local fishing practices might hold the answer to healthier ecosystems.

Looking for Bipartisanship? Head Outdoors

Written by | November 2nd, 2012

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Can both sides of the aisle come together to recognize the importance of investing in our lands and waters for people and wildlife?

People Taking Care of Salmon in Alaska’s Tongass: And How They Take Care of Us

Written by | September 14th, 2012

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A new stream project allows wild Alaskan salmon to travel freely for the first time in decades.

The Fish in the Ditch

Written by | August 1st, 2012

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Can a roadside ditch help conserve populations of fish? It may seem odd but those little channels may be vital in restoring northern pike populations.

A Lock Holds the Key to Restoring Migratory Fish

Written by | May 15th, 2012

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Learn how a low cost, low risk and low tech solution is helping move millions of Alabama shad over dams for spawning.

Traveling the Magdalena River: Day 1, the Llanito Lake

Written by | December 5th, 2011

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The team goes fishing with a group of local fishermen at the Magdalena River’s Llanito Lake, where fishermen still practice the “corral” fishing technique, a more sustainable and collective way of fishing.

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