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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Secretary Salazar Announces Designation of 22 New National Recreation Trails in 13 States

WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar recently designated 22 trails in 13 states as newly recognized National Recreation Trails, adding more than 525 miles of trails to the National Trails System. “From coast to coast, the National Trails System helps connect American families with the wonders of the…


NY DEC’S Family Fishing Clinic Set for June 6 at Carpenter Brook Fish Hatchery

Auburn Free Fishing Day To Follow on June 7 On Saturday, June 6, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), Onondaga County Parks, and Friends of Carpenter’s Brook Fish Hatchery will conduct a free “Family Fishing Clinic” at Carpenters Brook Fish Hatchery located on Route 321 in Elbridge,…


Expect More Contact With Wildlife, CA DFG Says

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) reminds the public to use caution should they encounter wild animals this spring. Wildlife tends to venture into populated and suburban areas during this time of year. Bears, mountain lions and coyotes in particular may be drawn to human habitation in search of…


NOAA Report: Four Fish Stocks Declared Fully Rebuilt

Largest Number of Stocks Rebuilt Since 2001 NOAA’s Fisheries Service reported to Congress today that four stocks – Atlantic bluefish, Gulf of Mexico king mackerel and two stocks of monkfish in the Atlantic – have been rebuilt to allow for continued sustainable fishing. This is the largest number of stocks…


NOAA Seeks Public Comment on Proposal to Protect Threatened Green Sturgeon

NOAA’s Fisheries Service is seeking public comment on a proposed rule that generally prohibits acts that would kill or harm a distinct group of North American green sturgeon that spawn in the Sacramento River. Listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, this distinct segment of green sturgeon is found…


Agencies Ask Boaters to “Clean, Drain and Dry” for Holiday Weekend — Help to Prevent Spread of Invasive Mussels

As Memorial Day weekend approaches, California state departments are asking boaters to clean, drain and dry their boats to stop the spread of harmful invasive mussels. Properly cleaning and drying will also protect boats and help boaters avoid quarantines or being turned away from a water destination. “Quagga and Zebra…


Winning Artist to be Chosen at 2009 California Duck Stamp Judging Event

The winning design for California’s 2009 Duck Stamp will be selected at a judging event on May 27 at The California Museum in Sacramento. Eighteen artists from around the nation submitted original designs that they hope will be chosen to adorn next year’s stamp, which is required for hunting waterfowl…


NOAA Reduces Charter Halibut Catch

Long-term solution is catch share program In a new rule released, NOAA’s Fisheries Service reduced the number of halibut that charter vessel anglers in southeast Alaska can keep each day from two to one to protect  the halibut stock. “While today’s rule addresses an immediate need to better manage the…


New NOAA Online Handbook Helps Teachers and Community Groups Create an Oral History of the Fishing Culture

A new handbook published online today by NOAA’s Fisheries Service gives teachers, community groups, and the public a detailed roadmap of how to design and conduct oral history projects that celebrate the people, history and culture of our nation’s coastal and Great Lakes fishing communities. “Capturing the stories and experiences…


U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Fisheries Friends Sponsor Kids Fishing Event May 16 at the Genoa National Fish Hatchery in Wisconsin

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Friends of the Upper Mississippi River Fisheries Services will sponsor the seventh annual Kids Fishing Clinic at the Genoa National Fish Hatchery in Wisconsin on May 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.   Media are invited to enjoy a day alongside the…