Topics: Conservation News

FWC chair underscores importance of bass resource

Mar 20, 2012

Kathy Barco, who serves in the volunteer position of chairman of Florida’s top conservation governing body, last Sunday welcomed back the Bassmaster Elite Series to Palatka, Fla., and in particular to the St. Johns, the river she grew up on.

Senate approves Gulf Coast restoration

Mar 9, 2012

The U.S. Senate passed a measure yesterday that would facilitate the restoration of the Gulf Coast after the 2010 oil spill.

York and Salt City win annual awards

Mar 7, 2012

Clubs from Ontario and New York won the 2011 Berkley Conservation and Recruitment/Retention awards, presented at the 2012 Bassmaster Classic.

Conservation Summit deemed ‘huge success’

Mar 2, 2012

Awesome. Tremendous. Terrific. That’s the way that state conservation directors for the Fed Nation summed up their experience at the recent conservation summit.

Lead tackle ban petition rejected

Mar 1, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has again said 'no' to anti-fishing groups who are pushing to ban lead fishing tackle.

Conservation summit emphasizes fisheries management

Feb 20, 2012

B.A.S.S. will renew an old tradition at this year’s Bassmaster Classic, when it plays host to a 2 ½-day Conservation Summit.

National attention turns to invasive species

Feb 15, 2012

During National Invasive Species Awareness Week, Feb. 26 to March 3, experts will discuss options for managing populations of aquatic nuisance species.

How the LMBV panic was averted

Feb 8, 2012

Cooperation among anglers and resource managers kept the situation under control while more was learned about LMBV.

Conservation organization presents 2012 agenda

Feb 1, 2012

The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership highlights key policy issues central to Americans' fishing traditions.

ReBaits to reduce soft plastic dumping

Jan 25, 2012

Bass can swallow discarded lures, resulting in the fish starving to death. Conservation directors are trying to save bass by recycling the plastics.

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