MDIFW Exploring Strategies To Enhance Protections For Brook Trout and Arctic Charr While Preserving Traditional Fishing Methods And Fishing Economies

The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is exploring a strategy to maintain fishing opportunities and enhance protections for Maine’s wild brook trout populations within the state’s northern half, which contains our most significant wild trout populations and 95% of Maine’s heritage fish waters…

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Protect Our Health and Oceans

Industrial ocean fish farms pose risks to our health and environment. These facilities cram thousands of fish into massive floating net pens and cages – all eating, excreting and growing in one spot. And every year, these operations kill wild dolphins, seals, and other marine life that get caught in their nets…

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Zinke Stops Proposed Mines On Yellowstone Doorstep and In Paradise Valley, Montana

In an action proclaimed by some as “a victory for tourism over mining,” Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke came to Greater Yellowstone. He announced that he was extending by 20 years an Obama Administration ban on proposed hardrock mineral explorations planned to occur near the front doorstep of Yellowstone National Park and along the rim of Montana’s vaunted Paradise Valley…

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