Topics: Conservation News

Westward trek continues

Nov 18, 2008

Federal and state officials working in Colorado announced in late September that larval quagga and zebra mussels (veligers) have been found in water samples taken from Grand Lake, Shadow Mountain and Willow Creek reservoirs

Record year for pollution

Nov 18, 2008

Last spring's floods that inundated several Midwestern states washed near-record amounts of nitrogen and phosphorus into the Mississippi River and its tributaries

Potomac sewage facility seeks reduction in limits

Nov 18, 2008

Sprawling across 150 acres of Potomac River shoreline, Blue Plains discharges more than 300 million gallons of treated wastewater daily into one of the most productive bass fisheries in the nation

Conservation measure on Minnesota ballot

Nov 18, 2008

Anglers and hunters in Minnesota will have the opportunity to make a bold statement during this month's election.

Supreme Court sinks public access

Nov 18, 2008

U.S. Supreme Court opted not to hear an appeal of a lower court ruling in a Louisiana case that denies recreational access to what was once considered public water.

Louisiana fishery under consideration

Nov 11, 2008

$26 million project to restore marshes at the mouth of the Mississippi River, where Michael Iaconelli won the 2003 Bassmaster Classic, moved one step closer to implementation in April after being deemed one of the year's Top 10 coastal restoration projects.

Three Rivers

Nov 11, 2008

Already under fire over concerns about their impact on fish and mussel habitat, western Pennsylvania dredgers are now battling unprecedented noise restrictions on parts of the Allegheny River.

Cali benefits most under new accord

Nov 10, 2008

States divide the limited water supplies of the Colorado River

Fisheries threatened by Arkansas

Nov 10, 2008

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) approved a permit in February that will allow four companies to annually dump 832,000 pounds of ammonia and more than 50,000 pounds of phosphates directly into the Ouachita River.

Hartwell Restoration

Nov 10, 2008

2008 Classic fishery benefits from BASS Conservation project

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