All posts by Jeff Boxrucker

Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Advertising for an Aquatic Habitat Biologist

JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Advertised to Employees and Public     LOCATION                                          TITLE                                             SALARY Valentine,                           Temporary Fish & Wildlife Biologist I                     $19.293/hour       Nebraska                            Aquatic Habitat-Fisheries Division                 Position #60014353                                                                                                                                         APPLICATION DEADLINE:  August 21, 2020 JOB DUTIES:  Conduct field work under the direction of the Aquatic Habitat Program... Read More

Minsi Lake, Pennsylvania named as a 2020 Waters to Watch by the National Fish Habitat Partnership

 The National Fish Habitat Partnership (www.fishhabitat.org) is excited to announce its list of “Waters to Watch” for 2020. This annual list represents a collection of strategic conservation efforts implemented on rivers, streams, estuaries, and lakes to protect, restore, or enhance fish habitat. These voluntary, locally-driven projects represent some of the... Read More

Joan Blankenship (Virginia B.A.S.S. Nation Conservation Director) Named the 2019 “Friend of Reservoirs” by the Reservoir Fisheries Habitat Partnership

Birmingham, Ala. – Virginia B.A.S.S. Nation conservation director Joan Blankenship was presented with the Friends of Reservoirs Award at the recent B.A.S.S. Conservation Summit. The award recognized Joan for her years of dedication to projects on Claytor and Smith Mountain lakes where she has been successful in securing grants through... Read More

Bipartisan Legislation will Address Growing Challenges to Species and Habitat Health

More than 50 conservation groups are banding together and calling on the U.S. House of Representatives to pass bipartisan legislation that invests in wetlands, fisheries, chronic wasting disease research, and the Chesapeake Bay. In early January, the Senate passed the America’s Conservation Enhancement Act or ACE Act (H.R. 925), and now a coalition of... Read More