Category Archives: Project Update

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

Southern Division American Fisheries Society Symposium Announcement

Linking Physical and Biological Processes for Habitat Management Among Aquatic Systems  Management of aquatic systems requires understanding the respective roles habitats have in maintaining system functions. Aquatic systems each contain unique habitat conditions that may necessitate a myriad of habitat management techniques. Channel design and bank stabilization are often used... Read More

Sedimentation and Sustainability Resolutions

Recent progress has been made recognizing the challenge and importance of sedimentation in long-term dam viability. Both the Bureau of Reclamation Subcommittee on Sedimentation and the U.S. Society on Dams recently released resolutions: The SOS encourages all Federal agencies to develop long-term reservoir sediment-management plans for the reservoirs that they... Read More