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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

Magnolia West Bass Club Recipient of 2018 Friends of Reservoirs Small Projects Grant

The Magnolia West Bass Club, a high school bass fishing club, was one of four recipients of Friends of Reservoirs Small Projects Grant for 2018. Magnolia West will use the funds to purchase Mossback Fish Habitat to enhance the structural habitat of John Paul's Landing lake located in Magnolia, Texas.... Read More

Roosevelt Lake Project Named 2018 National Fish Habitat Partnership’s Ten Waters to Watch

Roosevelt Lake is the upper-most reservoir of a four-reservoir chain in the Salt River watershed. Roosevelt Lake is the largest and is formed by Theodore Roosevelt Dam constructed in 1911 by the Bureau of Reclamation. Roosevelt Lake is located on the Tonto National Forest (TNF) in central Arizona almost entirely... Read More

New FOR Website Launched!

Friends of Reservoirs is proud to announce the launch of its new website at https://www.friendsofreservoirs.com/.  Check it out today! Background and grant information for FOR-sponsored habitat projects Online grant applications Access the Best Management Practices Manual Reservoir assessment information for every state Reservoir morphology database More coming in the future! Read More