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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

Elephant Butte Project Receives Beyond the Pond/Bass Pro Shops Grant

The Elephant Butte Reservoir Habitat Restoration Project funded by Reservoir Fisheries Habitat Partnership has been awarded another grant from Beyond the Pond and Bass Pro Shops. Congratulations to our partners at Elephant Butte! The grant program was implemented through Beyond the Pond, a non-profit organization established to benefit the National... 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

Lake Shelbyville Fish Habitat Improvement Day

From Effingham Radio: https://www.effinghamradio.com/2020/03/05/lake-shelbyville-fish-habitat-improvement-day-2/ The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Illinois Department of Natural Resources and Lake Shelbyville Fish Habitat Alliance will place 200 artificial structures into Lake Shelbyville on March 21, 2020. Volunteers are needed on shore to help assemble, load, and off load the fish structures. These artificial... 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