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September 12, 2017

Jury awards Navico $38 million in Garmin patent infringement case

Navico, manufacturer of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad and B&G brands, has announced that a Texas federal jury recently found that Garmin Ltd. willfully infringed two of Navico’s DownScan Imaging sonar patents and awarded Navico $38,755,000 in damages, according to a news release from Navico. The district court judge has discretion

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New York’s Finger Lakes to get nearly $1 million for invasive species control efforts

SENECA FALLS, N.Y. — The Finger Lakes are getting almost $900,000 in federal funding to help battle invasive species. Sen. Charles Schumer says the Environmental Protection Agency is awarding almost $600,000 to the Finger Lakes Institute to help control a recently discovered hydrilla infestation in Cayuga Lake. The fast-growing aquatic weed can make boating and

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White-nose syndrome taking toll on Wisconsin bat population

MANITOWOC, Wis. — The number of bats in Wisconsin is dropping, and environmentalists blame the sudden loss on white-nose syndrome, a fatal disease that is passed bat to bat. The deadly disease traveled east to Wisconsin around 2014, and some counties have lost an estimated 90 percent of their bat population, The Herald Times Reporter

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Despite signs of comeback, fishers to remain on Washington state’s endangered list

PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The rare, weasel-like fisher will remain on Washington state’s endangered species list, despite signs that it’s making a comeback since being reintroduced. The Peninsula Daily News reports that the state Fish and Wildlife Commission voted 6-0 Friday to retain state-specific protections for the small mammal following a meeting in Port Angeles.

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