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NEW REEF OFF ALABAMA REVEALS PARTNERSHIP POSSIBILITIES

2016-10-03
David Rainer

Another artificial reef was deployed off the Alabama Gulf Coast this week in Alabama’s vast artificial reef zone. While a reef deployment may not seem like news, this was indeed special because it could change the way industrial and corporate entities view options for recycling materials.

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Things You Should Know About Guy Harvey and Recreational Anglers

2016-02-01
GHM

1)  Guy grew up fishing in Jamaica and is a lifelong recreational angler. 

2) In the past 40 or more years, recreational anglers have been the true marine conservationists. Catch and release practices among recreational anglers is a growing trend, not to mention that anglers have strict regulations they follow...

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LAKE EUFAULA REBOUNDS TO FORMER GLORY

2016-05-31
David Rainer

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural ResourcesAny angler who fished Lake Eufaula during a down cycle in late 2010 and early 2011 will be glad to know the 46,000-acre impoundment on the Chattahoochee River in southeast Alabama has rebounded to its former glory.


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FLORIDA REEF TRACT RESTORATION EFFORTS SCALING

2016-11-28
Mari Backus | Coral Restoration Foundation

Coral Restoration Foundation has been awarded $2.1 million in funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to restore eight reefs along the Florida Reef Tract to levels outlined in NOAA’s Acropora Recovery Plan. Out of 17 coastal habitat restoration organizations that were selected for funding through NOAA’s Community-based Restoration Program, Coral Restoration Foundation is the sole recipient for a coral reef restoration project. The $2.1 million grant will be distributed over 3 years and will be matched dollar for dollar by Coral Restoration Foundation.

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MARINE RESOURCES WORKS TO BOOST OYSTER PRODUCTION

2016-11-28
David Rainer

If oyster dressing was on the Thanksgiving menu, the likelihood is the cook had to look for oysters at other than traditional outlets.

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