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A Conservationist Speaks Out on the RFA

This from a close friend of mine who is one of the best anglers and dedicated conservationists I know. As far as I'm concerned, he's right on: So now the RFA has filed a lawsuit, and wants to overfish summer flounder. The NMFS scientists told them

What You Can See on Feb. 7

From Audubon's Earth Almanac by Ted Williams and compiled in "Wild Moments," edited by Connie Isbell, Illustrations by John Burgoyne, Storey Publishing, 174 pages. The Language of Chickadees Legend has it that on January 6 Twelfth Night wild

No to Bush Roadless Plan

A poll by Responsive Management of Harrisonburg, Virginia revealed that 84 percent of America's hunters and 86 percent of America's anglers favored keeping roads out of roadless areas. This makes the Bush administration anti-sportsmen. http://www.idahostatesman.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060205/IDOUT/602050349

What You Can See on Feb. 6

From Audubon's Earth Almanac by Ted Williams and compiled in "Wild Moments," edited by Connie Isbell, Illustrations by John Burgoyne, Storey Publishing, 174 pages. Fast Food for Eagles First find a hydro-electric dam, then watch the winter

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

Schools Look to Forests for Heating Fuel

This should scare anyone who loves forests. I have no doubt the Ruffed Grouse Society is pushing it. http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/index.php?sty=52510

SIDESTEPPING PUBLIC SCRUTINY, BUSH ADMINISTRATION SET TO HAND AMERICAS RIVERS OVER TO HYDROPOWER INDUSTRY

Contact: Robbin Marks, American Rivers, (202) 347-7550 ext. 3051 A full analysis is available at: www.americanrivers.org/hydroruleanalysis Case studies are available at: www.americanrivers.org/hydrocasestudies (Washington, DC) A new federal rule, produced behind