Category Archives: Project Update

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

Friends of Lake Livingston in Partnership with Lee College and the Ellis Correctional Unit are Making a Positive Impact on Aquatic Habitat and Instilling an Environmental Ethic in the Students from the Ellis Unit

Friends of Lake Livingston (FoLL) is a multi-partnership effort that includes Texas Master Naturalist (TMN) chapters (Livingston, Conroe, among others), the Ellis Correctional Unit and eight high schools. Friends of Reservoirs (FOR) has made several posts highlighting previous work by this ambitious group. The Reservoir Fisheries Habitat Partnership and FOR... Read More