- Committee supports study of Lake Mitchell algae problem Updated: Feb-14-16 10:00 am
MITCHELL, South Dakota - A majority of members of an advisory committee support studying the long-term algae problem at Lake Mitchell.
- Research finds harmful algae toxins in Alaska marine mammals Updated: Feb-12-16 5:13 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A review of more than 900 marine mammals hunted, stranded or captured for research along Alaska's coast has found toxins from harmful algae in 13 species, creating concern that the natural poisonous substances could increase as water temperatures warm and sea ice diminishes.
- Studies aim to restore habitat of imperiled Northwest fish Updated: Feb-08-16 6:12 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Scientists in the Pacific Northwest are studying more than a dozen watersheds to develop templates on habitat restoration that could be used in similar streams to bolster struggling fish populations.
- Angoon officials worry about mercury in subsistence foods Updated: Feb-07-16 1:04 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The city and tribal government of Angoon want state health officials to look into mercury levels in seals and other subsistence foods near Hawk Inlet.
- Studies coming on Maine lobsters focus on warming, economy Updated: Feb-04-16 11:25 am
PORTLAND, Maine - Two studies will try to determine the economic impact of Maine lobsters and how warming ocean waters impact the crustacean's biology.
- Burke leaving regional aquaculture association Updated: Jan-24-16 4:03 am
KETCHIKAN, Alaska - For John Burke, a 40-year career in Alaska fisheries began on the floor of a house in St. Mary's, a small bush community on Yukon River.
- Agency seeks reports of algae blooms in Potomac River basin Updated: Jan-22-16 3:16 am
HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - A government agency is asking people in four states and the District of Columbia to report algae blooms in rivers and streams that drain into the Potomac River.
- State of the bait: Study yields insight on tiny fish Updated: Jan-18-16 10:01 am
SEABECK, Washington - Josh Frederick hops out of an idling state Department of Fish and Wildlife motorboat and begins scooping beach gravel into bag labeled with his precise location on Hood Canal. He pulls out a handful and gives it a hard look.