Seafood

Seafood's "40 under 40": John Davidson

John Davidson is a senior research associate at the Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute. Since 1998, John has conducted research...
Supporting Sustainable Fish Farming with Marine Harvest

Supporting Sustainable Fish Farming with Marine Harvest

For three decades, The Freshwater Institute has conducted research to develop and improve technologies that make fish cultivation a...
CtrlAQUA Research Center and The Freshwater Institute

CtrlAQUA Research Center and The Freshwater Institute

The Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute, a recognized expert in the technology and design of aquaculture systems, is participating in...
Reviving a Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico

Reviving a Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico

Runoff of nutrients from farmland in the Mississippi River Watershed is contributing to a hypoxic zone, or “dead zone,”...
Creating a Catch for Maryland Anglers

Creating a Catch for Maryland Anglers

Every year thousands of anglers cast a line into Maryland’s waters in hope of catching a variety of sport...
Woodchip Bioreactor Research

Woodchip Bioreactor Research

The Freshwater Institute Bioreactor Project At The Conservation Fund Freshwater Institute, we have invested significant effort into research on the...
Fish Hatchery Water Reuse Evaluation – Chelan County, WA

Fish Hatchery Water Reuse Evaluation – Chelan County, WA

The Chelan County Public Utility District (PUD) in Washington State produces over four million juvenile anadromous and resident Pacific...
Hatchery Planning and Partial Water Reuse System Design

Hatchery Planning and Partial Water Reuse System Design

White River NFH participates in the stock mitigation and reestablishment of Atlantic salmon in the Connecticut River watershed. An...
Improving the Sustainability of Land-Based Closed-Containment Systems

Improving the Sustainability of Land-Based Closed-Containment Systems

Research at The Freshwater Institute focuses on developing and improving technologies to enhance the sustainability of the modern fish...
Land-Based Closed-Containment Aquaculture with the Atlantic Salmon Federation

Land-Based Closed-Containment Aquaculture with the Atlantic Salmon Federation

In 2011 two conservation organizations came to the same understanding, an idea formed probably while fishing where the best...
Pacific Salmon Restoration Program Planning

Pacific Salmon Restoration Program Planning

The Chelan County Public Utility District (PUD) rears Pacific salmon and steelhead associated with the Upper Columbia River as...
Recirculating Aquaculture Systems Design

Recirculating Aquaculture Systems Design

The National Cold Water Marine Aquaculture Center (NCWMAC) is a new research facility established by USDA ARS to improve...
Trout Hatchery Planning, Design, and Construction

Trout Hatchery Planning, Design, and Construction

A new hatchery was designed and constructed for the Rolling Rock Club that consolidated fish culture activities into one...
Conservation Priority Mapping in West Virginia

Conservation Priority Mapping in West Virginia

West Virginia Conservation Action Plan The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) developed the WVCAP as a framework...
Development of Sustainable Land-Based Aquaculture Production Systems

Development of Sustainable Land-Based Aquaculture Production Systems

A Cooperative Agreement funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. Downloadable case study — PDF  Challenge U.S. consumers...
West Virginia Tributary Strategies for Chesapeake Bay Restoration

West Virginia Tributary Strategies for Chesapeake Bay Restoration

While the Chesapeake Bay has played important roles in our nation’s heritage, the current impacts of pollution have created...
Sustainable Fish Success in Indiana

Sustainable Fish Success in Indiana

Yellow perch is one of the most popular of all North American pan fish. It’s low in fat and...
Saginaw Bay Watershed Initative Network

Saginaw Bay Watershed Initative Network

The largest watershed in Michigan, Saginaw Bay is located between the thumb and forefinger of Michigan’s “mitten” on the...
Potomac Valley Audubon Society Watershed Education Initiative

Potomac Valley Audubon Society Watershed Education Initiative

Freshwater Institute staff assisted with the “Watershed Education Initiative,” an environmental education program offered by the Potomac Valley Audubon...
Green Infrastructure Plan for Nashville

Green Infrastructure Plan for Nashville

Located in Davidson County, Tennessee, Nashville is a uniquely beautiful place, defined by the wide and winding Cumberland River...
Upper Neuse Clean Water Initiative

Upper Neuse Clean Water Initiative

As the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina continues to grow, development threatens to cover valuable land in the Upper...
Lake Michigan Beach Clean Up Goes to the Dogs

Lake Michigan Beach Clean Up Goes to the Dogs

The white-sand beaches and charming Lake Michigan communities in southwest Michigan known as Harbor Country are popular weekend getaway...
Lindsay Street Park

Lindsay Street Park

The English Avenue and Vine City neighborhoods lie in the shadow of downtown Atlanta, less than a mile from...
Boone Park West

Boone Park West

Boone Park West will be The Conservation Fund’s third Park With Purpose built in Atlanta, following the successful completion...
Marlborough: Nature + Play

Marlborough: Nature + Play

In the 1930s, the Marlborough community in south-central Kansas City, Missouri, was booming. New housing developments, schools and a...
Green Infrastructure Plan in West Virginia

Green Infrastructure Plan in West Virginia

Jefferson County, West Virginia, confronts haphazard growth that disrupts normal ecosystem functions and community vitality. The continued protection of the...
Greenseams Milwaukee

Greenseams Milwaukee

More than one million people live and work in the Milwaukee metro area. As the region grows, with more...
Green Infrastructure Plan for Central Indiana

Green Infrastructure Plan for Central Indiana

Central Indiana is the crossroads of America. Good soils for farming, mature forests and clear running rivers and streams...
Parks with Purpose in Atlanta

Parks with Purpose in Atlanta

Conservation efforts, especially in urban areas, often are complicated; but we’ve taken on the challenge in Atlanta with both environmental...
An Emerald Necklace for Los Angeles

An Emerald Necklace for Los Angeles

As one of the nation's largest metropolitan areas, the Los Angeles region should be a recognized leader in park...