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Post Date Monday, August 31, 2015

The National Fish Habitat Partnership (NFHP) and American Fisheries Society’s (AFS) Fish Habitat Section are soliciting nominations for the 2015 National Fish Habitat Awards. NFHP is building strong support for these awards and is teaming up with a strong Partner in AFS to broaden the reach and scale of the awards.


Up to (2) awards will be presented annually for National Fish Habitat Awards and nominations are solicited from all of the categories listed below. All nominations...

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Post Date Tuesday, August 11, 2015

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is providing $3.17 million in grants to 18 partners in 34 states to improve fish habitat and stem declines in native fish populations. The funding will help partners restore and enhance stream banks, remove barriers to fish passage, reduce erosion from farm and ranchlands, and address other conservation needs in stream, lake and coastal environments.

Fish Habitat Partnerships (FHPs), the work units of the National Fish Habitat Partnership (...

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Post Date Friday, August 07, 2015

The Western Native Trout Initiative (WNTI) would like to thank everyone who applied for 2015 Small Grants funding in another very competitive funding cycle. We received 18 proposals and had the unenviable task of having to choose just the top four for funding amongst many outstanding and deserving proposals. We would like to thank all applicants for their ongoing efforts to conserve western native trout! Congratulations to the following successful applicants:


Kenai Watershed...

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Published Date:
Post Date Friday, August 07, 2015

The 19 Regional Fish Habitat Partnerships, under the National Fish Habitat Partnership are soliciting project proposals for 2016. Please click on the links below to find out more about Partnership project guidelines along with the noted deadlines.


Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership - http://bit.ly/1Nfjjwl - (August 28, 2015)

Desert Fish Habitat Partnership - http://bit.ly/1ISTvq8 - (September 30,...

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Post Date Wednesday, July 08, 2015

The Pacific Marine and Estuarine Fish Habitat Partnership, one of 19 nationally recognized fish habitat partnerships in the United States, is providing financial and other support to three projects in 2015 that will help restore fish passage, enhance fish and wildlife habitat, maintain and improve hydrologic conditions, and characterize the temporal and spatial patterns of fish assemblages. PMEP, a consortium of federal, tribal sovereign nation, state, local government, and nonprofit...

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Published Date:
Post Date Monday, May 11, 2015



(Pictured: Sun Creek, Oregon)


9th year of partnership campaign highlights an array of conservation practices across the U.S.


(Washington, DC) - The National Fish Habitat Partnership (www.fishhabitat.org) has unveiled its list of 10 “Waters to...

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Published Date:
Post Date Thursday, April 23, 2015

An assessment of AMD sources and impacts in 1987 concluded that mitigation of AMD in the Aaron Run watershed was feasible. Project funding for AMD mitigation was initially obtained in 2005. Project implementation, conducted by MDE’s Abandoned Mine Land Division, occurred through 2011. The project included construction of one limestone doser, one limestone leach bed, two successive alkalinity-producing system cells, and one oxidizing pond (Figure 2). The project also created 1 acre of...

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Published Date:
Post Date Monday, February 09, 2015

Last week, the Sportsmen’s Act of 2015 was introduced in the Senate which includes numerous legislative measures beneficial to anglers and hunters across the nation. Sponsored by Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Jim Risch (R-ID), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Deb Fischer (R-NE) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015 contains measures that will benefit our nation’s sportsmen and women by providing increased access to our public lands and waters,...

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Published Date:
Post Date Friday, January 30, 2015

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and the Pacific Marine and Estuarine Fish Habitat Partnership (PMEP) are pleased to announce the release of two reports that together form a foundation for better conservation and management of West Coast estuaries:


• Nursery Functions of U.S. West Coast Estuaries: The State of Knowledge for Juveniles of Focal Invertebrate and Fish Species

• An Inventory and Classification of U.S. West Coast Estuaries


The Nursery Functions of U.S. West...

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Published Date:
Post Date Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Our next National Fish Habitat Board meeting will take place in Arlington, VA all day Tuesday, March 3rd and a half-day Wednesday, March 4th at The Nature Conservancy’s headquarters offices (4245 North Fairfax Drive, across the street from the Ballston Metro station).


To assist staff with planning for the National Fish Habitat Board Meeting we ask that you RSVP as soon as possible, by going to the following Doodle link: http://doodle.com/...

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