Category: Environment

Articles and links to issues relating to the environment

Tweet Its been quite a while but I can’t remember any high school projects quite like this one. When a group of students can combine their love for striped bass and the importance of conservation and package it in video format for a high school project – I’m impressed. Have a look at their video. […]

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Tweet What better to think about in the middle of winter while one anticipates the arrival of the new fishing season – my favorite places. That was the prompt this week from the Outdoor Blogger Network.  Sounds like a great idea and it got me thinking.  Interestingly, searching for a photo or two brought me […]

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Tweet For most fly fishers catch and release is a at least a common practice and for many it is done almost exclusively.  So some of the questions that arise are how to best handle fish so that upon release they have the best chance to recover quickly and ultimately what are their chances for survival? Chicago […]

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Tweet I was surprised to read that a national developer – Mattamy Homes was charged and found guilty of violating the Ontario Conservation Authorities Act for arbitrarily deciding to build a berm on the Jock River flood plain without permission from the appropriate authorities.  The Jock River is a smaller Ottawa waterway but an important […]

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Tweet Interesting developments on the Bristol Bay front where Wal-Mart has announced it intends to stock wild Bristol Bay salmon on its shelves. Wal-Mart has made a commitment that by 2011 all of its wild-caught fresh and frozen fish for the North American market will be sourced from fisheries that meet the Marine Stewardship Council […]

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