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Lake Shelbyville Update

Shelbyville Lake is getting much-needed fish habitat thanks to a concerted effort by groups of local anglers, staff from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “Georgia Cubes” are a combination of pvc pipe and corrugated drain pipe that are proven fish attractors. The... Read More

Lake Nessmuk Update

Don Kelly, Tioga County Bass Anglers and local tackle shop owner, discusses the recently completed Nessmuck Lake, PA project. Shell Oil provided a grant to Friends of Reservoirs and Don spearheaded a group of local volunteers to work with staff from Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission to complete this project.... Read More

Grant Deadlines Nearing

Current Funding Opportunities at NEEF Hands on the Land Mini-Grants NEEF, in partnership with Partners in Resource Education, will award a total of $65,000 to Hands on the Land sites to support environmental education. Applications close: March 1, 2018 2018 USFS BioBlitz Grants NEEF, with major funding support from USFS,... Read More

The American Sportfishing Association reports that outdoor recreation contributes $673 billion to the GNP

Outdoor Recreation Roundtable Welcomes Government Recognition of Industry as GDP Contributor Inaugural report highlights economic influence of outdoor recreation industry Alexandria, VA – February 14, 2018 – The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) today applauded the release of the first-ever government report recognizing the outdoor recreation industry as a significant economic contributor to the U.S. Gross... Read More