TCF in the News

July 24, 2018
Michael Walsh, Yahoo News  – A federal program that has protected natural areas throughout the United States and has provided recreation opportunities for Americans since the mid-’60s is set to expire on Sept. 30 — unless Congress acts.

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July 5, 2018
Andrew Goode, Atlantic Salmon Federation  – The Atlantic Salmon Federation is dedicated to the health of Maine’s rivers, estuaries, and coastal environments. We know Mainers treasure healthy, wild places, but as a state we also need prosperity and good jobs for people and families. ASF believes there are two developments on the horizon that can protect our waters and native fish while making Maine a leader in sustainable aquaculture.

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July 5, 2018
Gareth Moore, Fish Farming Expert –  The fish appeared in the shops on July 4 – Independence Day – although with an annual output of around 72 tonnes of Atlantic salmon and steelhead trout combined, three-quarters of which is salmon, Superior Fresh is unlikely to make the state independent of imported salmon any time soon. 

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July 3, 2018
Matt Craze, Undercurrent News –  Sam Chen was able to show off the freshest salmonid fish at the Boston seafood show this year because of an unassailable advantage. He had the fish harvested at 4 a.m. on each morning of the show and trucked them in to Boston, just-in-time.

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June 22, 2018
Matt Craze, Undercurrent News –  For many years in certain parts of Maryland, shoppers at Wegman’s supermarket chain have enjoyed the occasional appearance of Atlantic salmon fillets raised just down the road.

The fillets have two outstanding qualities: they arrive at the store incredibly fresh, and the fillets are thick – great for throwing on the barbecue or making kebabs.

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June 8, 2018
Devon O’Neil, Vail-Beaver Creek Magazine – Just before nine on a moody July morning, a Polaris Ranger rolls to a stop outside my cabin high above the Colorado River, 50 miles west of Vail. I had heard Jim Bair was a large man, but when he unfolds himself from the cab of his muck-spattered ATV, he towers over me like a redwood, all six-foot-seven of him, and extends a calloused hand that envelops mine like a catcher’s mitt gloves a ball.

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May 30, 2018
Jason Nark, Philadelphia Inquirer – A vast swath of Penn’s Woods in Elk and McKean Counties will be conserved, thanks to a Virginia-based nonprofit.

The Conservation Fund, in a news release, said the Clarion Junction Forest consists of 32,598 acres of “sustainable timberland” around the city of Johnsonburg, Elk County, in the “Pennsylvania Wilds,” just under 300 miles northwest of Philadelphia. It may be the largest conservation acquisition by a nonprofit in Pennsylvania history, a spokeswoman said.

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May 24, 2018
Tim Carman, Washington Post – Fish feel pain.

Read that sentence again: Fish feel pain.

The idea that fish suffer runs counter to almost everything Americans have been taught about creatures of the sea. That their brains are not complex enough to experience pain. That their behaviors when stressed — such as wriggling violently on a hook — are just unconscious reactions, disconnected from the suffering of sentient beings. That they’re, more or less, unfeeling little meat sticks that don’t deserve animal welfare protections.

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