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Tag: Fisheries

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Caribbean

  • A rocky stream bed banked by vegetation.
    Information icon Lemon creek at Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. Photo by Alexandra Galindo, USFWS.

    Fish and Aquatic Conservation

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Fish and Aquatic Conservation (FAC) Initiative in the Caribbean focuses on the conservation, restoration and enhancement of aquatic habitats.  Learn more...

News

  • A colorful yellow and red trout covered in small black spots.
    Information icon A wildlife biologist holds a rainbow trout. Photo by Mark Lisac, USFWS.

    Agencies announce public meeting on federal trout hatchery funding

    May 14, 2014 | 4 minute read

    Knoxville, Tennessee – Representatives from the Tennessee Valley Authority, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and Georgia Department of Natural Resources (the Agencies) will host a public meeting on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, to receive input on long-term funding recommendations under consideration by the Agencies that will continue popular trout stocking programs in reservoirs and tailwaters of certain TVA dams across the region. The Agencies are seeking ideas and input from angling groups, local and regional businesses, tourism organizations and the local governments that realize the direct and indirect benefits of having fishable trout waters in their communities.  Read the full story...

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