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Down By the River

In the fall of 1832, Dr. Jerome V.C. Smith was crossing Mill Brook in West Tisbury when a disturbance in the water caught his attention. A passionate angler, Smith was stunned by the number of brook trout he saw and recalled the experience in his book, Natural History of the Fishes of Massachusetts, published the following year. ..

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PacificCorp Commits $20 Million In Lewis River (SW Washington) Salmon, Steelhead Improvements

Under the terms of preliminary decisions issued last week by the National Marine Fisheries Service and the US Fish and Wildlife Service, PacifiCorp will commit more than $20 million over the next decade to improve salmon and steelhead habitat in the Lewis River watershed in southwest Washington state, the utility announced in a press release.

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GETTING REAL ABOUT PEBBLE MINE

Since the first moment Europeans stepped ashore on what they humorously called the “new world” an unrelenting march westward has continued unabated. This thirst has left the original wilderness and its inhabitants all but crushed beneath the sole of our war boot. A toxic mix of Manifest Destiny married up to the genetically flawed imperative to tame the wilderness, fueled by religious zealotry and racism. Super charged by the cult-like necessity to extract profit from the land and its resources at any cost. Which brings us to the last frontier, Alaska and Pebble Mine…

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American Water Security Project

As budgets are proposed and debated from Florida’s executive and legislative branches and from County Commissions for appropriations on a broad category of “water quality improvements,” we encourage our elected officials to consider the most prudent and effective appropriations of taxpayer revenue to achieve this goal…

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New Law Prohibits Commercial Fishing of Menhaden with Industrial Purse Seine Nets to Protect Important Food Source for Sportfish and Whales

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation (A2571 Englebright/S2317 Kaminsky) to protect menhaden, a fish whose population recovery has been instrumental in restoring striped bass, whales, dolphins, bluefish, coastal sharks, predatory fish, seals, and seabirds, among other species to New York's waters….

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