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NOAA Fisheries designate critical habitat for Atlantic sturgeon

NOAA Fisheries designate critical habitat for Atlantic sturgeon

The critical habitat designation will require federal agencies to consult NOAA Fisheries if they operate or fund activities that may affect designated critical habitat in more than 3,968 miles of important coastal river habitat from Maine to Florida. Atlantic sturgeon was listed under the Endangered Species Act in 2012 and is comprised of the threatened Gulf of Maine distinct population segment and the endangered New York Bight, Chesapeake Bay, Carolina, and South Atlantic distinct population segments.

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Endangered and Threatened Marine Species Recovery Grant Awarded to Penobscot Indian Nation

Endangered and Threatened Marine Species Recovery Grant Awarded to Penobscot Indian Nation

NOAA has awarded the Penobscot Indian Nation with continued funding for their Atlantic salmon management and outreach projects.

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NOAA Announces Initiation of Atlantic Salmon Five-Year Status Review

NOAA Announces Initiation of Atlantic Salmon Five-Year Status Review

Endangered and Threatened Species; Initiation of 5-Year Review for the Endangered Gulf of Maine Distinct Population Segment of Atlantic Salmon

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  NFWF Announces Release of New England Forests and Rivers Fund Request for Proposals for 2017

NFWF Announces Release of New England Forests and Rivers Fund Request for Proposals for 2017

Washington D.C., (March 14, 2017) — The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced the release of the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the New England Forests and Rivers Fund. The Fund, which was launched in 2015 with seed funding from Eversource as part of its Partners for New Hampshire’s Fish and Wildlife program, is dedicated to restoring and sustaining healthy forests and rivers throughout New England.

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A Vulnerability Assessment of Fish and Invertebrates to Climate Change on the Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf

A Vulnerability Assessment of Fish and Invertebrates to Climate Change on the Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf

Atlantic salmon tops the list of species most vulnerable to climate change in Northeast

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International Atlantic Salmon 2016 Assessment Report Available

International Atlantic Salmon 2016 Assessment Report Available

2016 International Council for the Exploration of the Seas’ Working Group on North Atlantic Salmon Annual Report

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ICES Publishes NOAA Model to Predict Fish Population Response to Dams

ICES Publishes NOAA Model to Predict Fish Population Response to Dams

NOAA Fisheries Scientists publish paper modeling the response of Atlantic salmon to dam removals on the Penobscot River, Maine, USA.

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