Topics: Conservation News

Keystone State Project

Dec 1, 2008

Lake Latonka, Pennsylvania BASS Federation Nation Conservation Director Jim Cardillo was a natural to spearhead an effort to improve fish habitat and fishing for everyone.

Storms bring welcome water to South Florida

Nov 18, 2008

By late summer vast areas of Lake Okeechobee were dry or inaccessible because of prolonged drought.

Full-court press against snakeheads

Nov 18, 2008

State and federal wildlife officials are taking decisive steps to prevent the spread of northern snakehead fish up and down the Mississippi River.

Rejection for snakehead sympathizers

Nov 18, 2008

If you believe the ill-tempered, gluttonous northern snakehead is truly a fish only a mother could love, then you are in for a shock

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.