The largest inshore limestone artificial reef project in state history dropped the last of its 8,000 tons of limestone last week onto four acres of old oyster reefs along long-submerged Independence Island.
OCEAN CITY -- Just days after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced a threatened or endangered listing for Atlantic bluefin tuna was not warranted at this time, the environmental watchdog agency that filed the original petition threatened to sue the federal agency for failing to take steps to protect the troubled species.
How is it that a bill with bipartisan, veto-proof support in the North Carolina General Assembly can’t be heard on the floor of the state House or Senate and become law?
On Sunday, Sea Shepherd’s Steve Irwin spotted five French vessels leaving Malta at high speed, bound for Libyan waters.
The May 24 Point of View piece by Stephen Ammons in support of recreational fishing strikes a chord. A senior citizen now, I remember growing up around the Chesapeake Bay and watching striped bass plundered commercially so that for decades we endured a total moratorium on them.
CCA, LDWF and partners complete historic project at Independence Island Reef
JUNE 7, 2011- The Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) have completed construction on Independence Island Reef, believed to be the largest limestone inshore artificial reef project ever in Louisiana. Work crews finished the job on Monday afternoon.
I received a paper from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, penned by their talented scribe, Bob Wattendorf. He began it this way: "For my 32 years with the FWC, I have been one of those folks dealing with the stigma of 'I'm from the government, and I'm here to help you.'"
Coastal Conservation Association objects to the measure included in the proposed Generic Annual Catch Limit/Accountability Measures Amendment that purports to establish commercial and recreational allocations for black grouper.
NEW BEDFORD — President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the next secretary of commerce raised concerns among fishing interests today.