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September 16, 2020| Wildlife
Photo by Steven Tatko.

Healthy and connected watersheds are key to the resilience of fish populations. Blocked streams and rivers prevent completion of the essential cycle for healthy fish populations, and place their future in peril. The Conservation Fund’s acquisition of the 27,000-acre Pleasant River Headwaters Forest in Maine created the opportunity to restore connectivity for fish passage in the Penobscot River Watershed. That's good news for Atlantic salmon and Eastern brook trout, which depend on this watershed for their survival.

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July 10, 2020| Wildlife

Over hundreds of years, logging, farming and heavy industrial development released significant pollution and agricultural run-off into the Saginaw Bay, Michigan watershed. That contamination, combined with overfishing, destroyed much of the native fish population and their breeding reefs throughout the bay. The Saginaw Bay Watershed Initiative Network has been working for years to rebuild these historic fish spawning habitats. The culmination of this work can be seen in the 15-minute long documentary.

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September 26, 2019| Wildlife
Photo by Shannon Tompkins.

National Hunting and Fishing Day, celebrated annually since 1972 on the fourth Saturday of September, promotes outdoor sports and celebrates the contributions of hunters and anglers as supporters of conservation and scientific wildlife management. In recognition of National Hunting and Fishing day, we bring you this repost from the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (TRCP) featuring Callie Easterly, The Conservation Fund’s Senior Major Gifts Officer for the Gulf Coast, and her work to expand hunting and fishing access on a national wildlife refuge in Texas.

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March 1, 2019| Wildlife
Photo by Seth Patterson

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April 17, 2017| Wildlife
Shauna Marquardt

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March 6, 2017| Wildlife
Photo by Frank Ceravalo

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October 31, 2016| Wildlife
Clint Miller, Midwest Project Director, Conservation Acquisition

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February 18, 2016| Wildlife

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February 15, 2016| Wildlife

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