Tag: fish

  • DU receives $2 million for East Raccourci Bay

    DU receives $2 million for East Raccourci Bay

    Louisiana wetlands restoration will reduce shoreline erosion Ducks Unlimited (DU) received a $2 million North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) grant to enhance 1,000 acres of coastal wetlands in Terrebonne Parish, La. The East Raccourci Bay project includes construction of 53,000 linear feet of marsh terraces to reduce shoreline erosion and encourage growth of submerged […]

  • Advancing the National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy into a New Decade Report Now Available

    Advancing the National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy into a New Decade Report Now Available

    Washington D.C. (January 26, 2021)- The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies is pleased to announce the release of a new report “Advancing the National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy into a New Decade”. This is an update on the 2012 Strategy which was designed to enable natural resource managers to take effective steps towards climate […]

  • Trump Administration Celebrates Recovery of America’s Smallest Tern

    Trump Administration Celebrates Recovery of America’s Smallest Tern

    Across interior least tern’s 18-state range, populations continue to grow and flourish After more than three decades of conservation partnerships inspired by the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is celebrating the delisting of the interior least tern due to recovery. According to the best available science, the diverse efforts of local, […]

  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finds Endangered Species Act Listing for Monarch Butterfly Warranted but Precluded

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finds Endangered Species Act Listing for Monarch Butterfly Warranted but Precluded

    BLOOMINGTON, MN — After a thorough assessment of the monarch butterfly’s status, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) has found that adding the monarch butterfly to the list of threatened and endangered species is warranted but precluded by work on higher-priority listing actions. With this decision, the monarch becomes a candidate for listing under the […]

  • Delaware Artist Richard Clifton Wins 2020 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest

    Delaware Artist Richard Clifton Wins 2020 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest

    Federal Duck Stamp Supports Wildlife Conservation After two days of competition, Richard Clifton of Milford, Delaware, emerged as the winner of the 2020 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest with his painting of a single lesser scaup drake. The announcement was made via live stream at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters in Falls Church, Virginia. Clifton’s acrylic painting will […]

  • House Sends Another Landmark Win for Conservation to the President’s Desk

    House Sends Another Landmark Win for Conservation to the President’s Desk

    Congress cements the future of important programs and funding sources that benefit deer, fish, waterfowl, and watershed restoration efforts (Washington, D.C.) — In a flurry of votes under suspension of the rules today, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation that will help improve fish habitat, restore wetlands, boost chronic wasting disease research, invest […]

  • 2021 Nebraska Fish Art Contest open for entries

    2021 Nebraska Fish Art Contest open for entries

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Students in kindergarten through 12th grade can discover the outdoors by participating in the second annual Nebraska Fish Art Contest. The 2021 contest, which is sponsored by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Wildlife Forever and Bass Pro Shops, is accepting entries through March 31, 2021. Enter at statefishart.org. This free international art […]

  • ICYMI: Asst. Sec. for Fish, Wildlife, Parks Wallace: Manatee, Hawaiian goose and more imperiled species being saved

    ICYMI: Asst. Sec. for Fish, Wildlife, Parks Wallace: Manatee, Hawaiian goose and more imperiled species being saved

    WASHINGTON – No administration in history has recovered more imperiled species in their first term than the Trump Administration. This may come as a surprise to some given the lack of media attention on these success stories, but the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and its other public and private partners have prioritized and been dedicated […]

  • Dad has everything? For Father’s Day, why not cook for him?

    Dad has everything? For Father’s Day, why not cook for him?

    This year why not give dad the gift of love and your time – and a special meal prepared just for him with Hi Mountain Seasonings? RIVERTON, Wyo. (June 3, 2020) — With Father’s Day just around the corner on June 21, what do you get for your dad, the most important man in your life, […]

  • Everest Announces New Storefronts Press Release_FINAL.docx

    Everest Announces New Storefronts Press Release_FINAL.docx

    The Woodlands, Texas – Everest, the marketplace that connects outdoor retailers and manufacturers with customers who love to hunt, shoot, fish and camp, has announced the addition of several newbrands to the Everest family. “We are honored to have these superior brands join the Everest marketplace,” says Marcus Johnson, EVP of Operations. “At this time […]