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Conservation Articles

MARINE RESOURCES RELEASES 18,000 REDFISH FRY

2016-10-31

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

This has been a particularly productive year for anglers who target redfish along the Alabama Gulf Coast, and the Alabama Marine Resources Division is doing its best to ensure it stays that way.

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LIONS ON THE LINE ILLUSTRATES IMPACT OF LIONFISH ON REEFS

2016-12-05

For those who don’t live near the Alabama Gulf Coast, you might not be aware that Gov. Robert Bentley declared a Lionfish Awareness Day recently.

The reason for the public declaration was to coincide with the Lions on the Line event that was held at the Flora-Bama Marina and Flora-Bama Ole River Bar & Grill, which sit astride the Florida-Alabama line, hence Lions on the Line.

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MARINE RESOURCES WORKS TO BOOST OYSTER PRODUCTION

2016-11-28

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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2016 ANGLERS FOR CONSERVATION ORLANDO GUMBO WARS, OCTOBER 22, 2016

2016-10-17

The sixth annual AFC Gumbo Wars is less than a month away.  Yes. it’s time once again for the Anglers for Conservation Orlando Gumbo Wars scheduled on October 22, 2016 at the Fish on Fire Restaurant in Orlando, Florida with the gates opening to 2 pm.

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WE ALL WANT TO LEAVE OUR MARK ON THE WORLD

2016-09-28

We all want to leave our mark on the world when we go.  Hopefully, in a positive way and not notoriously. There’s no doubt, had I gone to meet my maker at an earlier time in my life, my mark might have been less-than-superlative.

But I’m older and wiser now. And the other day, I may have actually stumbled upon my “mark.”

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GUY HARVEY IN JAMAICA FOR 30TH ANNIVERSARY DOCUMENTARY, MOBAY MARLIN TOURNAMENT

2016-09-27

German-born, Jamaican-raised conservationist, artist and marine biologist Guy Harvey is now in Jamaica to participate in the 55th Montego Bay Annual International Marlin Tournament and to continue documenting his life’s work in both the art and marine life industries. 

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‘HANDS OFF!’ IS BEST POLICY FOR SEA TURTLE HATCHLINGS

2016-08-29

Sea turtle hatchlings are digging out of their nests and clambering toward the ocean in September and October, the last months of Florida’s sea turtle nesting season.

Just remember, “Hands off!” is the best policy for beachgoers encountering sea turtle hatchings.

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PRESIDENT OBAMA SIGNS OUTDOOR REC ACT INTO LAW

2017-01-12

Bill recognizes that the outdoor recreation industry is a significant economic driver

Alexandria, VA – December 9, 2016 – In a significant step forward for the outdoor recreation industry and the sportfishing community, yesterday, President Obama signed into law the Outdoor Recreation Jobs and Economic Impact Act of 2016. The bill, known as the Outdoor REC Act, passed the House of Representatives and the Senate in November.

This new piece of legislation requires the Department of Commerce, in collaboration with the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, to assess and analyze the contributions of the outdoor recreation industry, including recreational fishing, to the United States economy. The legislation will help to ensure that sportfishing industry jobs and recreational fishing’s economic impact are accounted for as part of the gross domestic product (GDP).

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GUY HARVEY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS NOW FOR 2017

2016-12-22

To be eligible, students have to be enrolled full-time at a Florida higher education institution and conduct research related to fisheries management

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. (December 19, 2016) – The Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, a non-for-profit organization that conducts scientific research and hosts educational programs aimed at conserving the marine environment, is now accepting application packages for scholarships to support full-time undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at Florida institutions of higher education. Only students who are conducting research related to the biology, ecology, habitat or management of fish in Florida’s marine environment will be eligible. The awards program takes into consideration the breadth of research methods needed to effectively understand and sustainably manage marine fish.

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