The American Sportfishing Association presented an Outstanding Fisheries Conservation Award to Noreen Clough, who retired this year as Conservation Director of B.A.S.S. Clough is a member of the association’s Government Affairs committee.
Clough has more than 36 years of experience in natural resource conservation, including Chief of Natural Resources for the National Wildlife Refuge System and Deputy Assistant Director for Fisheries in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) as well as that agency’s Southeast Regional Director. For the past seven years, Clough served as the B.A.S.S. Conservation Director.