- Panel to study proposals for Great Lakes fish farming Updated: Jun-02-15 6:48 pm
LANSING, Michigan - A panel of experts will study proposals to allow fish farming in Michigan's Great Lakes waters.
- Michigan explores commercial fishing in southern Lake Huron Updated: Jun-02-15 9:05 am
HARBOR BEACH, Michigan - Michigan plans to study the viability of commercial fishing for whitefish in southern Lake Huron, officials said.
- House passes bill to add 'flexibility' to fishing law Updated: Jun-01-15 7:47 pm
WASHINGTON - Defying a White House veto threat, the Republican-controlled House on Monday approved a bill to give regional fisheries managers more power to set local fishing levels in federal waters.
- State to survey lake sturgeon population in St. Clair River Updated: May-31-15 4:09 pm
ALGONAC, Michigan - The state will start its annual survey of lake sturgeon in the St. Clair River's North Channel near Algonac this week.
- Study of walleye in Lake Oahe beginning to yield results Updated: May-25-15 5:14 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A four-year study of walleye in Lake Oahe is only halfway done but already is yielding results that should prove valuable to both wildlife officials and anglers.
- Netting of Yellowstone lake trout is a long-term venture Updated: May-25-15 3:28 pm
JACKSON, Wyoming - It will take another 14 years of intensive lake trout killing in Yellowstone Lake in order for native cutthroat trout to be re-established to the level sought by managers, new research predicts.
- Fishery managers studying black sea bass population Updated: May-22-15 9:18 am
PORTLAND, Maine - A multistate management commission is working on an assessment of the health of the black sea bass population.
- Scientists link dolphin deaths in Gulf to 2010 BP spill Updated: May-20-15 4:40 pm
NEW ORLEANS - In a new study, a team of scientists says there's a definite link between the massive BP oil spill in 2010 and a record number of dolphin deaths along the northern Gulf of Mexico.
- 3rd dead whale washes ashore in San Francisco Bay Area beach Updated: May-19-15 8:37 pm
PACIFICA, California - A dead whale was found on a beach south of San Francisco on Tuesday, the same day two other dead whales that washed up weeks apart were being buried nearby after neighbors complained of their rotting smell.
- 3rd dead whale washes ashore in San Francisco Bay Area beach Updated: May-19-15 8:28 pm
HALF MOON BAY, California - A dead whale has been found on a Half Moon Bay beach, one of three dead whales to have been spotted on a San Francisco Bay Area beach since April.
- Great white shark cruising East Coast becomes Twitter star Updated: May-17-15 6:00 pm
BOSTON - They're gonna need a bigger Twitter.
- Oregon lawmakers consider budget for Fish and Wildlife Updated: May-16-15 12:34 pm
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Lawmakers are considering how to plug a $32 million funding gap for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife through a combination of raising hunting and fishing license fees, devoting more state revenues to the department and cutting personnel.
- Winchester students release trout at Red River Gorge Updated: May-10-15 12:47 pm
WINCHESTER, Kentucky - It was a bittersweet experience as students released nearly 100 trout fingerlings in the Red River Gorge last week.
- Study: Lake Erie would offer plenty of food for Asian carp Updated: May-06-15 6:10 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - Runaway growth of algae in Lake Erie since the early 2000s has made the shallowest of the Great Lakes even more vulnerable to an invasion by greedy Asian carp, federal scientists said Wednesday.
- Ship may have hit whale found washed up near San Francisco Updated: May-06-15 5:46 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Scientists say a ship may have hit and killed a female humpback whale that washed up at a beach in the San Francisco Bay Area earlier this week.
- Correction: Arctic Cod story Updated: May-05-15 7:34 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - In a story April 30 about Arctic cod research, The Associated Press reported erroneously the increase in sea surface temperature in the Chukchi Sea estimated by NOAA scientists. The estimate is .9 degrees per decade, not 1.8 degrees per decade.
- Researchers taking water samples of Lake Winnipesaukee Updated: May-04-15 9:56 am
MEREDITH, New Hampshire - Researchers and environmental groups are holding a one-day collection of water samples of Lake Winnipesaukee to see if there's been an increase in phosphorus levels, which can lead to higher amounts of algae and lake vegetation.