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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

TIPTOEING INTO SALMON RECOVERY

In February 2008 the National Marine Fisheries Service issued what they call a "Guidance" for salmon harvest management to the Pacific Fishery Management Council. The purpose is to execute commercial fisheries in a benign way so that at risk populations, especially those listed as

Collapse of Bluefin Tuna in the Western Atlantic

Thanks to my friend Carl Safina for allowing us to reproduce this fine report.

The Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus

thynnus)

$6.2 Million Will Go to 38 Native American Projects in 18 States for


Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne today announced more than $6.2
million in grants will go to 38 Native American projects in 18 states to
fund a wide range of conservation

Are Stripers Doing as Well as ASMFC Claims?

Recently the Atlantic States

Safer Ocean Migration Ensured

June 21, 2007 By the Atlantic Salmon Federation ST. ANDREWS, NB A new Greenland Conservation Agreement will suspend commercial salmon fisheries in Greenland's territorial waters for seven years, beginning with the 2007 season. The fishermen of

Synchronous Rise and Fall of Cod Stocks Points to Environmental Factors in Decline

A study of decades of population estimates for the various cod stocks off Canada and New England shows that the stocks grew and declined at about the same time, revealing that environmental factors played a stronger role than previously thought in the collapse

NATIVE FISH SOCIETY 2

NATIVE FISH SOCIETY CONSERVATION REPORT Number One 2007 By Bill Bakke, Director REVERSING THE PATTERN: ARE WE DOING RISK MANAGEMENT FOR WILD STEELHEAD AND SALMON? Salmon and steelhead have

OUTDOOR NEWS BULLETIN

Issued monthly by the WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE Suite 700, 1146 19th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036 Phone 202-371-1808 FAX 202-408-5059 WMI Website www.wildlifemanagementinstitute.org Richard E. McCabe, Editor Volume

Recreational striped bass anglers need to clean up their act

Plundering Stripers By Ted Williams Striped bass have been declared game fish in Maine, New Hampshire, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and the District of Columbia. Unfortunately, that has not happened where they're most abundant -- in