- Dead whale in Oakland Estuary was struck by ship Updated: Aug-28-15 10:53 pm
ALAMEDA, California - Scientists say a dead whale found floating in the Oakland Estuary was struck by a ship.
- Officials breach levee to open wetlands to salmon recovery Updated: Aug-28-15 10:46 am
EVERETT, Washington - Bulldozers have removed about 1,500 linear feet of a levee in the Snohomish River Estuary in order to reopen 350 acres of historic wetlands to threaten salmon.
- Group threatens to sue over farmed salmon in Puget Sound Updated: Aug-25-15 4:31 pm
SEATTLE - A conservation group says it intends to sue the federal government for allowing farm-raised salmon in Puget Sound.
- New York DEC awards contract for aquatic survey Updated: Aug-23-15 9:41 am
ALBANY, New York - State environmental officials have awarded a contract to study an invasive species in the Hudson River estuary.
- Barataria-Terrebonne estuary program hails votes in Congress Updated: Aug-22-15 2:55 pm
THIBODAUX, Louisiana - Steady funding for the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program likely will be renewed following unanimous support in both chambers of Congress for estuary programs nationwide.
- Candidates for La. governor back plans to divert river water Updated: Aug-18-15 8:59 pm
THIBODAUX, Louisiana - The four candidates in the race to become the next Louisiana governor each said fixing Louisiana's dire coastal land loss will require moving ahead with multibillion-dollar plans - opposed by many fishermen - to divert Mississippi River water into disappearing estuaries.
- U. of Michigan gets $4 million for research into estuaries Updated: Aug-18-15 11:21 am
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - The University of Michigan is getting nearly $4 million for research into the conservation of estuaries.
- Tide turns for bay scallops, restoration continues in bay Updated: Aug-08-15 1:34 am
FORT MYERS, Florida - Standing in the chest-deep water of Tarpon Bay recently, Eric Milbrandt handed a cage full of bay scallops to Sarah Bridenbaugh aboard a Carolina Skiff.