Posted on April 27 2016
- In the Florida Bay seagrass is dying at a rate unseen since the 1980s. The problem, ecologists say, is mainly due to the diversion of the natural flow of fresh water to protect sugar cane farms and other property. Via Phys.org.
- American Rivers has released its annual report of the most endangered rivers. For 2016, the Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin, San Joaquin River, and Susquehanna River top the list.
- Despite opposition by state officials, local residents and anglers in Montana are pushing for restrictions along a stretch of the Boulder River they say is being degraded by too many commercial floaters. Via Wyoming Tribune Eagle.
- Members of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe and the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife teamed up to help spawning Lahontan Cutthroat Trout. “It allows us to get back in touch with our culture just by helping spawning and ensuring that the fish are going to be there for future generations,” said Brandon Brady of the hands-on process. Via KOLO.
- Maine Audubon, Trout Unlimited and the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife have put out a call for help for anglers to help survey remote ponds and coastal streams for brook trout. Via Maine Audubon.