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March 25, 2009

Boca Grande Pass tarpon-fishing rules set to take effect

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds anglers that rules limiting the use of certain types of fishing gear in Boca Grande Pass take effect April 1. These rules prohibit the use of more than three fishing lines per vessel to harvest any species of fish and prohibit the use of breakaway gear […]

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Missing Tony Dean today

A friend in conservation sent me the press release below to note the appointment of the new NRCS chief. I’ve spent some time trying to research Mr. White and generally am developing a semi-positive vibe about the man. He has strong credentials and experience, and Sen. Tom Harkin praised White’s efforts working on the conservation

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Mississippi Wildlife officer found guilty of hunting illegally

Jackson, Miss. (AP) – A former Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks conservation officer and his brother have been found guilty of violating federal wildlife conservation laws. The U.S. attorney’s office says Andy Elchos and brother, Ted Elchos, illegally hunted ducks with the aid of bait, killed teal in excess of the limit and

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Group wants feds to help save jaguars in Arizona and New Mexico

Tuscon, Ariz. (AP) – A Tucson group says the U.S. government must develop recovery programs for jaguars living in southern Arizona and New Mexico. An attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity told a federal judge Monday that the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has ignored the need to designate critical habitat for jaguars, causing

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Poland changes highway plan to save rare wetland

Warsaw, Poland (AP) – Poland’s environment minister said Tuesday that plans for a new highway have been changed to save one of Europe’s last pristine wetlands. Maciej Nowicki told a news conference that authorities have decided to route the highway around the Rospuda Valley in northeastern Poland. Work will probably start next year, he said.

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LOHC bill authors named

The bills that carry the recommendations of the Lessard Outdoor Heritage Council have been introduced. In the House, it’s HF 2131 and the author is Rick Hansen, DFL-South St. Paul. Co-authors include Speaker of the House Margaret Anderson Kelliher and Majority Leader Tony Sertich. In the Senate, both Ellen Anderson, DFL-St. Paul, and Satveer Chaudhary,

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OLEC to Fund Studies of Lake Erie Algal Blooms and Fisheries

Toledo, OH – The Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) will provide grants for four studies that will investigate the causes and impacts of Lake Erie algal blooms, as well as physical habitat distribution within the Lake Erie fishery. On March 25, Commission members approved the latest round of Lake Erie Protection Fund small grants and

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