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  • Habitat Restoration Funded by Chevron Settlement

    Habitat Restoration Funded by Chevron Settlement

    The projects to replace road culverts and install fishways are outlined

  • Conservation Group Recycles Christmas Trees For Habitat

    Conservation Group Recycles Christmas Trees For Habitat

    The trees also improve fish habitat by introducing a new food source for microorganisms at the bottom of the food chain.

  • $10.1 Million for Fisheries Habitat Restoration

    $10.1 Million for Fisheries Habitat Restoration

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) today announced the selection of 31 projects that will receive funding for the restoration, enhancement and protection of anadromous salmonid habitat in California watersheds, as well as forest legacy restoration.

  • Rio Vista Side Channel Habitat Project Completed

    Rio Vista Side Channel Habitat Project Completed

    Work on the Rio Vista Side Channel Habitat Project in Red Bluff has been completed, marking another milestone for the Upper Sacramento River,,,

  • The grassroots projects will improve water quality and aquatic habitat

    The grassroots projects will improve water quality and aquatic habitat

    FishAmerica Foundation Awards Four Habitat Improvement Grants

  • DFG Seeks Proposals for Salmon Habitat Restoration/Protection

    DFG Seeks Proposals for Salmon Habitat Restoration/Protection

    The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G), Division of Sport Fish is currently accepting proposals for the 2020 Mat-Su Valley Habitat Restoration & Protection Cost-Share Program. The submission deadline is 5:00 p.m. Monday, September 30, 2019.

  • Coho Restored and Flooding Reduced with Habitat Project

    Coho Restored and Flooding Reduced with Habitat Project

    Juvenile coho salmon use estuaries to eat and grow before migrating to the ocean. Photo: USFWS/Roger Tabor

  • Building Coho Salmon Habitat in Oregon

    Building Coho Salmon Habitat in Oregon

    NOAA partners managing an innovative pilot program in Oregon are constructing dam starter structures for beavers to finish building, creating slow water areas for juvenile Coho to thrive.

  • Smalltooth Sawfish "Critical Habitat" ... What? Here's What it Is

    Smalltooth Sawfish "Critical Habitat" ... What? Here's What it Is

    Following a listing as “Endangered” under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for the U.S. population of smalltooth sawfish (Pristis pectinata) in 2003, NOAA Fisheries designated critical habitat for juveniles in 2009. But what exactly does that mean and what does that do?

  • Fisheries Habitat Restoration and Forest Legacy Projects Awarded $13 Million Plus

    Fisheries Habitat Restoration and Forest Legacy Projects Awarded $13 Million Plus

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) today announced the selection of 41 projects that will receive funding for the restoration, enhancement and protection of anadromous salmonid habitat in California watersheds, as well as forest legacy restoration.

  • QUWF adds Plano Synergy to National Sponsorship of Wildlife Habitat Restoration

    QUWF adds Plano Synergy to National Sponsorship of Wildlife Habitat Restoration

    "Plano Synergy Joins QUWF as National Sponsor for Wildlife Habitat Restoration" Buffalo, MO: "The battle to maintain our natural wildlife habitat is real, the effort has to be measured in results on the ground. Results in wildlife populations that are on in the woods, fields and streams must be measurable and it must truly make a difference at the local level" clarifies Craig Alderman of the Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation, Inc. (QUWF). "Finding good partners who understand the true challenge, want to see the results by putting their boots on it, are the leaders we seek to partner with over the long haul of wildlife conservation. Corporate investment in conservation must have results, be shown they are "investing" in the future of the industry by making a difference on the ground, locally, where it matters. Plano Synergy is that kind of company" Alderman states. "Their partnership, as a national QUWF sponsor, brings products to our local events directly linked to the passion and lifestyle of all outdoorsman, thereby making efforts of true wildlife habitat support a reality in dollars invested" Craig states.

  • NOAA Training Vets for Salmonid Habitat Monitoring

    NOAA Training Vets for Salmonid Habitat Monitoring

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA/CCC Veterans Fisheries Corps Salmonid Habitat Monitoring Project

  • Critical Habitat for Atlantic Sturgeon Designated by NOAA

    Critical Habitat for Atlantic Sturgeon Designated by NOAA

    The critical habitat designation will require federal agencies to consult NOAA Fisheries if they operate or fund activities that may affect designated critical habitat in more than 3,968 miles of important coastal river habitat from Maine to Florida. Atlantic sturgeon was listed under the Endangered Species Act in 2012 and is comprised of the threatened Gulf of Maine distinct population segment and the endangered New York Bight, Chesapeake Bay, Carolina, and South Atlantic distinct population segments.

  • CDFW Seeking Grant Proposals to Restore Habitat Impacted by Cannabis Cultivation

    CDFW Seeking Grant Proposals to Restore Habitat Impacted by Cannabis Cultivation

    Regulations went into effect as of May 26, 2017 to close a 5.5 mile stretch of the Sacramento River to all fishing, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced. An emergency regulation had expired on Mar. 30, 2017, but was made permanent upon adoption of the Fish and Game Commission and filing with the Secretary of State.

  • Homes for fish: habitat improvement project underway at Roosevelt Lake

    Homes for fish: habitat improvement project underway at Roosevelt Lake

    In first phase of long-term project on Tonto National Forest lakes, AZGFD biologists sink fish habitat structures

  • Oregon Coast Coho Salmon Habitat Conservation

    Oregon Coast Coho Salmon Habitat Conservation

    NOAA Fisheries today released a recovery plan for Oregon Coast coho salmon that calls for public-private partnerships to conserve habitat for the threatened species, positioning coho for possible removal from the federal list of threatened and endangered species within the next 10 years.

  • Hurricane Restoration to Corals

    Hurricane Restoration to Corals

    Hurricane Matthew didn't just devastate coastlines and homes in the south Atlantic and Caribbean—it also harmed corals. Staff from the Restoration Center has been on the scene working to address the damage.

  • Go Fish: State License Plate to Support Marine Habitat

    Go Fish: State License Plate to Support Marine Habitat

    During the 2016 session of the Georgia General Assembly, members of the Coastal Conservation Association spearheaded an effort to get coastal legislators to amend Georgia law to authorize a new specialty motor vehicle license plate.

  • Anglers Add Fish Habitat on Beaver Lake

    Anglers Add Fish Habitat on Beaver Lake

    Anglers from the Bear Creek Bass Club rolled up their sleeves and joined staff from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to break ground on a new weigh-in facility to be housed at the Prairie Creek Access on Beaver Lake in Northwest Arkansas. They even managed to add a little extra habitat to the water while clearing the area making up the footprint of the new facility.

  • Deepwater Horizon Spill Affected Part of Bluefin Spawning Habitat

    Deepwater Horizon Spill Affected Part of Bluefin Spawning Habitat

    The Deepwater Horizon oil spill impacted the Western Atlantic bluefin tuna's spawning habitat, including the shelf and slope waters of the northern Gulf of Mexico, a new study confirms.