Conservation

Bush Administration Proposal Allows Industrial Fish Farming Off Coasts

Proposal Circumvents Congress to Allow Fish Farms On Oil And Gas Rigs

Washington, DC – The Bush administration took an end-run around Congress today with a proposal that, for the first time ever, would set up a federal program to allow industrial fish farming in federal waters. The proposal,

Maine Governor Fighting Salmon Recovery

How discouraging to see the Governor of Maine, who just bowed and scraped for the voices of ignorance and superstition who are lobbying to keep native alewives out of their biggest sanctuary anywhere, still fighting the recovery of Atlantic salmon. Maine says it wants to be an “equal partner,”

Herring Hearsay

(from current issue of FR&R)

Herring Hearsay

In what should be America’s most important river-herring refuge, superstition suppresses these imperiled fish.

by Ted Williams

This from Albion Goodwin of Pembroke, Maine—governor-appointed fish-and-wildlife advisor

Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association Vacates Bi-State "Visioning" Process

Oregon City, OR – Citing a shift from the original intent of the process among a long list of other concerns, the Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association has elected to leave the bi-state “visioning process” that was developed by the Oregon and Washington Departments of Fish

Sportfishing and Boating Community Honors Steadfast Supporter

Norm Dicks of Washington state recognized for support of nation's natural resources
June 4, 2008, Alexandria, VA - On Tuesday, June 3, 2008, Representative Norm Dicks (D-WA), a life-long supporter of conservation efforts, was honored during an evening reception in the Senate Caucus

NOAA Outlines Annual Catch Limits to End Overfishing

Public comments on new NOAA plan are open until September 8.

Bluefin on the Brink

Coastal Conservation Association
6919 Portwest, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77024
Email: tvenker@joincca.org Website: www.joincca.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 28, 2008 CONTACT: Ted Venker, 1-800-201-FISH

HOUSTON, TX - The Coastal Conservation Association Board of Directors is

Saving Stripers

Stripers Forever members - recently the ASMFC - the interstate fishery commission responsible for managing striped bass - invited public comments on its next 5 year strategic plan. We submitted the following comments.

Brad Burns

The board of directors of Stripers Forever, a nonprofit corporation

EXPERTS SAY U.S. COASTS AND ESTUARIES CONTRIBUTE BILLIONS TO ECONOMY

Report from Restore America's Estuaries and The Ocean Foundation Shows High Economic Value of Coasts and Estuaries at Jeopardy Without Restoration and Protection
WASHINGTON (May 21, 2008) - At the National Press Club today Jeff Benoit, President of Restore America Estuaries and Dr. Linwood

Herring Hearsay

  • By: Ted Williams
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In what should be America's most important river-herring refuge, superstition suppresses these imperiled fish.