Monthly Archive: December 2012

Sweet Arrow Lake County Park Events and Programs

http://www.sweetarrowlakepark.com/Events—Programs.html Sweet Arrow Lake County Park has a great list of events and programs planned for 2013- from a Winter Fest, to Zumba Classes, to Groundhog Day in February!  They are open year round, take a look at the website for more information.

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Historic Action Taken on Menhaden Legislation

Thanks to all who signed the petition for strengthening legislation protecting bait fish in mid-Atlantic waters.  Moments ago, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission voted to adopt a science-based plan to better protect menhaden, a fish vital to the marine ecosystem and to important commercial fisheries. Never before have we had a coastwide cap on the …

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ASMFC votes on Menhaden legislation

Tomorrow, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) is voting on legislation to help to conserve forage fish such as menhaden, river herring, and American shad that are critical for birds and ocean wildlife. Over 128,000 public comments were received on menhaden, the most in the 70 year history of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries …

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