Conservation News

Conservation News

Watch a boat ramp being built from the air

Watch as construction vehicles show how a new boat ramp is built at Smith Lake Park in Cullman, Alabama. Access improvements at Smth Lake are to accommodate growing interest from...

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Maine B.A.S.S. Nation assists weed inspections

AUGUSTA, Maine – Maine B.A.S.S. Nation (MeBN) members provide a first-line of defense for preventing aquatic nuisance species from spreading in state waters. “It was our idea to involve bass...

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Maryland conservation director leads by example

MIDDLE RIVER, Md. – When Scott Sewell says that state conservation directors are the “most important position” in the B.A.S.S. Nation (BN), you can trust that he knows what he...

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Vanishing Paradise: the fight to save Louisiana

The Vanishing Paradise program was launched in 2009 by Ducks Unlimited and National Wildlife Federation to advocate for restoration of the Mississippi River Delta by nationalizing the issue, raising awareness,...

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Texas Director documents first 2018 ShareLunker

As the world renowned Toyota ShareLunker program approached its 30th year, the staff at Texas Parks and Wildlife Department saw the need to give the program a fresh look and implement some big...

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Minnesota’s recent conservation achievements

SHAKOPEE, Minn. – When B.A.S.S. turned the spotlight on the need for anglers to properly dispose of used plastic baits in 2011, the Minnesota B.A.S.S. Nation (MBN) was among the...

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New Mille Lacs Lake fisheries supervisor hired

GARRISON, Minn. – Tom Heinrich, who most recently was the large lake specialist covering Lake of the Woods for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, will now supervise Mille Lacs...

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Conservation priorities in Texas

MCQUEENEY, Texas – For new B.A.S.S. Nation (BN) state conservation directors who worry about whether they can handle the job, long-time Texas Conservation Director Tim Cook has some reassuring advice:...

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Revitalizing the National Harbor habitat

OXON HILL, Md. – Maryland B.A.S.S. Nation (MBN) members Scott Sewell, Dick Berich and Roger Trageser helped lead the way for a recently completed habitat project in National Harbor that...

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