Conservation News

Conservation News

Did hurricanes damage fisheries?

DUNNELLON, Fla. – Thus far, resource managers are breathing a sigh of relief in the wake of powerful Hurricanes Harvey and Irma that hammered east Texas and the entire Florida...

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Blankenship coordinates conservation projects

RIDGEWAY, Va. – B.A.S.S.’s emphasis on conservation is what gives the organization so much credibility, according to Joan Blankenship, long-time conservation director (CD) for the Virginia B.A.S.S. Nation (VBN). “Tournament...

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Secrets of fall bass in the grass

by Dr. Brett Harris, TVA Aquatic Plant Program Manager For many, spring is a bass fisherman’s favorite time of year. Football sized pre-spawn fish in big schools certainly sounds enticing, but...

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Mille Lacs smallmouth study underway

Known for decades as one of the Upper Midwest’s leading walleye factories, Minnesota’s Mille Lacs Lake in recent years also has made a name for itself as a consistent producer...

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U.S. Senate field hearing addresses federal fisheries management

SOLDOTNA, Alaska – The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation held a field hearing titled “Reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act: Oversight of Fisheries Management Successes...

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How much ethanol do you want in your gas in 2018?

The battle to protect your boat’s engine is not over. Right now, the Environmental Protection Agency is asking for public comments on the amount of ethanol that must be blended...

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