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Stripers Forever Symposium

Stripers Forever Symposium Press Release 1/14/06 %7E The concept of managing the wild striped bass on the Atlantic coast as a game fish for recreational fishermen by ending all commercial harvesting of the species will be discussed in depth by a panel of fisheries, conservation and socio-economics experts at a symposium to be held in Foxboro, MA. on May 20, 2006.

Colorado Energy Leases in Critical Habitat Draw Protests

TRCP objects to proposed oil and gas drilling in native trout, mule deer, sage grouse habitat, urges revision of federal mineral leasing process on public lands

WASHINGTON – Spurred by concerns over the effects of energy development on valuable fish and wildlife habitat, the Theodore

NOAA to Establish Eight Federal Marine Protected Areas in the South Atlantic

Sportfishing community lauds this contrast to fisheries management by proclamation

Alexandria, VA – January 5, 2009 – Industry and fishery conservation groups learned today that the Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine

CCA NY FINDS LICENSE PROPOSAL FATALLY FLAWED

NO ASSURANCE THAT MARINE RESOURCES WOULD BENEFIT

West Babylon, NY—Coastal Conservation Association New York (“CCA NY”) has long supported New York’s adoption of a properly-constituted recreational salt water fishing license. However, it does not support the licensing

Conservation Coalition Releases 2009 Policy Agenda

Partnership announces guideposts in drive to guarantee all Americans quality places to hunt and fish

WASHINGTON – The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (TRCP) today released its 2009 Conservation Policy Agenda, which represents the consensus priorities of its wide-ranging partners.

Fisheries Currents

Science news from the American Fisheries Society Issue 2, April 2006 Welcome to the second edition of Fisheries Currents, a digest of newsmaking fisheries science articles from the journals of the American Fisheries Society. Each issue, highlighted articles

The Exhausted Sea

Good fish managers, like good parents, eventually learn that one of the kindest words they can utter is "no." The Exhausted Sea (from Audubon) By Ted Williams The year is 1965, circa July 4. Rocked by gentle swells on a glassy sea, Robbie Troup and I are fishing

Fisheries Regulators Choose Short-term Economic Interest Over Species Survival

Washington, DC, August 22, 2008 − Today the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s (ASMFC) Horseshoe Crab Management Board once again failed to take the necessary action of approving a moratorium on horseshoe crab fishing in key states. In doing so, they acquiesced to the short-term

125 scientists from 27 countries call for end to commercial overfishing subsidies

May 24, 2007 Director-General Pascal Lamy World Trade Organization Centre William Rappard Rue de Lausanne 154 CH-1211 Geneva 21 Switzerland Dear Director-General Lamy: As members of the international science community, we write to you with our grave concern