Tag Archives: natural resources

Income from offshore wind leases seen as potential aid to fisheries

BOSTON, Mass. (SHNS) – The Baker administration and the Massachusetts legislature have been enthusiastic about pursuing offshore wind power and preparing the state’s infrastructure to deal with the consequences of climate change, but the Lawmakers last week impressed on the administration the importance of also keeping the state’s historic fishing …

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Scharlau: tomorrow’s leadership | Good fruit producer

AgForestry Class 42 watches the potato harvest at Friehe Farms in Moses Lake, Wash., in September. Each class typically travels to 13 seminars during their term, including 11 in Washington State, one in Washington, D.C., and one in an international destination. (Courtesy of Craig Walter) Violence broke out, people were …

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DVIDS – News – A resource manager recognized for promoting water safety

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 2, 2022) – Resource manager for Lake Cumberland and Lake Laurel River in Kentucky is recognized for promoting water safety, leading public awareness activities and several marketing campaigns that have reached more than two million people in eastern Kentucky. Jeffrey F. Krause, Chief of Natural Resources Management …

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Minnesota conservation officers are trying to keep pace with more field demands

From Warroad to Windom, reports from Minnesota conservation officers this time of year are a comprehensive sheet of recreational law enforcement around popular mass activities, such as snowmobiling and ice fishing. Last week, a group of officers working in the Bemidji area met with a local club of about 500 …

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On-tap navigation changes for Middle Creek Lake and other State Game Lands waters | Outside

The Pennsylvania Game Commission is considering a new rule that would affect boating in the Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area and other State Game Lands across Pennsylvania. The proposal comes at a time when boating on these waters is booming. If approved by the Board of Game Commissioners, anyone launching …

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Fishing debris and oyster farms endanger BC marine life

Abandoned oyster farms and other fish farms on the west coast of Vancouver Island are death traps for salmon, herring, sea mammals and a myriad of sea life – and no one really knows how many there are. Car batteries, barrels of oil and diesel fuel, creosote logs, giant blocks …

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Shark fishing banned in Hawaii in 2022

By web staff Click here for updates on this story HONOLULU, Hawaii (KITV) – Shark fishing in Hawaii will be banned in Hawaii in 2022. Passed in the last legislative session, Bill 51 (House Bill 533) prohibits anyone from knowingly capturing, entangling or killing any species of shark in Hawaiian …

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Cherokees move forward on hunt, fishing plan without new state pact | State and region news

In a Nov. 30 letter to Hoskin, Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell, Stitt’s secretary of tourism, wildlife and heritage, said under current agreements the tribe has been offered hunting licenses. and fishing at greatly reduced rates compared to those that are not. members of the tribe. The state offered the tribe …

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You will find fishing and hunting opportunities in the Oswego County Guide

Oswego County fishing and hunting opportunities are outlined in the recently released Oswego County Fishing and Hunting Guide 2021-2022, which has been published both online and in print. The 67-page guide includes a detailed overview of the fishing opportunities in eastern Lake Ontario, Lake Oneida, the Oswego and Salmon rivers …

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Oswego County Fishing Hunting Guide Now Available – Oswego County Today

File photo October 2021: Angler Josh Vancena and guide Nick Zebrowski enjoy a day on the river and the camaraderie of like-minded outdoor enthusiasts. Photo by Michael Johnson for Oswego County today. OSWEGO COUNTY – Oswego County’s world-class fishing and hunting opportunities are featured in the recently released Oswego County …

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Coast guard and police search for missing boater

Update 6 p.m .: Georgia Department of Natural Resources officials have found the body of a missing boater. The search took place off Wassaw Island, where a boat capsized Monday afternoon. An MNR official told WJCL the boater was Charles Dixon, 73 from Eden. The coroner’s office will perform an …

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Fall Striper Fishing in Alabama

The striped bass isn’t getting the attention it probably should in Alabama, where most anglers are crazy about bass at first, but might scoop up a crappie pole for a few months in the spring. It’s a shame, because these saltwater grafts stored by the Alabama Department of Conservation and …

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Serena’s Miller wins the OHC Achievement Award

Brian Miller, Ohio Park District Manager, Southwestern Ohio Natural Resources Authority (ODNR), became the first person to receive the Ohio Horseman’s Council (OHC) Achievement Award. Serena Miller has supported OHC on numerous projects in Ohio State Park in the Southwest. These projects include trail improvements in Caesar Creek and Great …

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Boaters urged to help stop the spread of invasive species

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game would like to remind Alaska’s aquatic recreationists of their role in stopping the spread of invasive species. “Invasive species” are plants, animals or pathogens that are not native to the body of water into which they are introduced. People who navigate and angler …

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Coast Guard and Good Samaritan save 2 injured boaters | New

TOLCHESTER – An unnamed Good Samaritan brought two boaters out of the bay near here on Saturday afternoon, then helped the Coast Guard transport them safely to shore. The boaters – identified as Renato Devera Angeles, 54, of Towson and Vincent Cabico Valdez, 42, of Baltimore – were then airlifted …

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Fishing day for children Sunday | News, Sports, Jobs

After raising and donating $ 9,300 to the Ontonagon County Cancer Association, the Upper Peninsula Sport Anglers Association (UPSFA) will be hosting their annual Kids Fishing Day this Sunday. The annual event takes place at Rockland Pond. Rockland Pond is one of the few in Michigan that is part of …

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Safety during the navigation season | WCIA.com

Shelbyville, Illinois (WCIA) – “Taking care of yourself is also taking care of others to make sure you know if you can step in to help someone, that’s what you need to do,” said Ashley Florey, resource specialist natural areas at Lake Shelbyville. This is the message from officials as …

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Braxton teacher shares love of fishing with sixth graders | Sports

FLATWOODS – Grade six students at Braxton County Middle School learned something a little different in physical education class this year. They learned to fish. “This unit is called ‘Hooked on Fishing’,” said Brittany Conley, the teacher who designed the multi-day course series. Conley wanted his sixth-graders to experience a …

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OUTDOOR NEWS: Iowa DNR Fishing Report | Sports

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources fishing report for the week of May 20, 2021 for southwest Iowa: Greenfield Lake, Adair County, 1 mile southwest of Greenfield: Bluegill – Good: Catch bluegill up to 8.5 inches with jigs fished under a bobber along fishing piers. Black Crappie – Fair: Use …

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The booming nautical industry | Business

OCONOMOWOC – The boating industry is currently in the midst of its busiest time in history, at least according to a Lake Country dealer. Erik Tinus, owner of Tinus Marine at Oconomowoc, said boat sales have increased significantly since the start of the pandemic and last year was a banner …

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New Maryland Outdoor Recreation Ambassadors Named

Two nonprofits and two private companies have been named Maryland Outdoor Recreation Ambassadors, recognized for their efforts to promote and expand access to outdoor recreation opportunities in the state. Governor Larry Hogan, Maryland Commerce Secretary Kelly Schulz and Maryland Natural Resources Secretary Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio appointed the ambassadors during tours of …

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