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Hudson River fish: The springtime procession

… to healthy rivers and protection in the open ocean, where they are being decimated by commercial fisheries intent on other species. Riverkeeper is advocating for these fishes in many ways, but we … Read More

Repairing America’s First River: Riverkeeper’s Campaign to Bring the Mighty Hudson Back to Life

When Henry Hudson first saw the Hudson River, it was teeming with fish. Now, many fisheries, factories and decades later, the Hudson’s entire migratory fish community is in … Read More

2019 victories for the Hudson and your drinking water

… moratorium on fishing them from Virginia waters, upholding a finding by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission that Virginia had not implemented a Chesapeake Bay harvest cap. Fostered clean … Read More

Statement on Governor Cuomo’s chlorpyrifos ban

… for protecting human health and life found in our rivers, lakes and oceans. The National Marine Fisheries Service in 2017 reported that adult and juvenile Atlantic sturgeon, which are listed as … Read More

Progress on protecting menhaden, striped bass

… economies of our states depend on healthy ecosystems to support recreational and commercial fisheries that are worth tens of billions of dollars and responsible for hundreds of thousands of … Read More

Striped bass mortality increases: fishing regs to change

… Management Board met in May 2019 and proposes measures for both the commercial and recreational fisheries to reduce total mortality by 18 percent to achieve a desired level in 2020. Member states … Read More

Protect Atlantic menhaden – Hold Omega Protein accountable

… Commission (ASMFC), the regulatory body representing the coastal Atlantic states to manage our fisheries across multiple jurisdictions, and all of us who have a collective interest in these … Read More

Hudson River Day at the Croton Yacht Club

… rides, and local artist displays and sales. Also, educational seminars will be conducted by NYSDEC Fisheries Biologist, Amanda Higgs on the Hudson River Sturgeon and Riverkeeper’s Nicholas Mitch … Read More

NYS Legislature concludes historic session for climate, environment & clean water

… may have significant adverse impacts on wildlife and human health. The National Marine Fisheries Service in 2017 reported that adult and juvenile Atlantic sturgeon, which are endangered, … Read More

Hudson River striped bass fishing – What you need to know

… reduce coastwide mortality, and decisions will ultimately impact both recreational and commercial fisheries. For example, it is expected that ASMFC will be seeking a 17 percent reduction in fishing … Read More
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