Posts Tagged ‘American Shad’

Urge mid-Atlantic fishery managers to protect threatened river herring and shad in federal waters

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council is to meet Oct. 11-13 in Galloway, N.J. and is expected to advance new protections for river herring and American shad at sea that will contribute to the re… Read More

Incidental Capture of Shad and River Herring threatens East Coast Fisheries

RvK Urges adoption of measures to monitor and reduce bycatch American shad and river herring populations are at historic lows coast-wide. In the Hudson River, the shad fishery which dates back to colo… Read More

Take Action to Stop Ocean Bycatch and Restore Shad and Herring Populations

American shad and river herring populations are at historic lows coast-wide. In the Hudson River the historic shad fishery, which dates back to colonial times, was recently closed due to dwindling pop… Read More

This year’s shad fest is to be “shad-less”

New York bans shad fishing in Hudson

DEC prohibits Hudson River shad fishing to restore population

Riverkeeper Applauds Interstate Fishery Commission Protection of Shad

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 3, 2010 Contact: Tina Posterli, 914-478-4501 x 239 New York’s Clean Water Advocate Teams with Religious Organizations Along the Hudson River in Successful Letter Writi… Read More

Riverkeeper Applauds ASMFC Approval of American Shad Amendment

In a major victory for American shad coast-wide, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) has approved Amendment 3 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Shad and River Herring. … Read More

RvK Supports Shad Recovery

Comments Submitted on closure of Hudson River Shad Fishery Riverkeeper kicked off the new year by submitting comments to the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) supporting the closure of th… Read More

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