Ted Williams's Blog Archive February, 2013

And I thought they said the Neanderthals were extinct...

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Senate Bill 78 (as introduced 1-24-13)
Sponsor: Senator Tom Casperson
Committee: Natural Resources, Environment and Great Lakes
Date Completed: 2-1-13

New Stream Restoration Book

Published in January 2013: Stream and Watershed Restoration: A Guide to Restoring Riverine Processes and Habitats, edited by Philip Roni and Tim Beechie (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.), 300 pages. Publisher's price for paperback edition: $99.95 (ouch!), but you'll find it at amazon.com for about $67.

TU dismayed by EPA decision to further delay final Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment

Anchorage – Trout Unlimited is disappointed to learn that the Environmental Protection Agency will conduct a second, potentially lengthy review of its Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment, in an announcement made today by Dennis McLerran, Region 10 Administrator for the EPA, in Anchorage.

New Study Calls for Society to Change the Way We Refer to Shark Behavior

Researchers Say Use of Term “Shark Attack” Leads to Misperceptions, Inaccurate Risk Reporting The term “shark attack” is typically used by the media, government officials, researchers and the public to describe almost any kind of human-shark interaction — even those where no contact or injury occurs between humans and sharks.