New Submarine to be Named the USS Massachusetts

6/12/2019 - By Peter Jasinski. For the first time in over 50 years, the name Massachusetts will be given to an active Navy vessel. The most recent iteration of the USS Massachusetts, the South Dakota-class battleship docked at Fall River’s Battleship Cove, has represented the Bay State on the high seas since… SEE MORE
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Impacts of Winter Warming Across the U.S.

6/12/2019 - Even though there will still be rounds of cold weather during winter, and occasional record cold, long-term temperature trends show that winters are warming across the U.S. In fact, for much of the country, winter is the fastest warming season. In the Northeast, for example, winter has warmed three times… SEE MORE

With Temperatures Dropping, Can You Handle the Fish?

6/12/2019 - By Jill Christoferson. While many anglers sing the praises of Florida’s warmer fishing months, seasoned anglers know that winter can offer great fishing opportunities for some of the state’s most sought-after fish species. As the temperatures drop, you’ll spot many anglers, including veteran kayak angler Stephen Stubbs, following spotted seatrout… SEE MORE
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The Controversial Plan to Move Five Captive Belugas

4/12/2019 - By Bethany Augliere. Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut is home to the United States’ largest habitat for captive beluga whales. Of the country’s 30 captive belugas, three reside in the aquarium’s 4,000 square meter outdoor exhibit, a site dominated by a 50 by 25-meter kidney bean-shaped tank.* Now the aquarium, which… SEE MORE
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New Jersey Commits $13 Million to Fight Algae

4/12/2019 - By Eric Colby. New Jersey governor Phil Murphy announced that his administration will provide more than $13 million to fund an initiative to reduce and prevent future algal blooms in the state. In its Currents newsletter, the National Marine Manufacturers Association applauded the program that will fund prevention, mitigation, study and response… SEE MORE
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Learn to Fish – 2020 CT Course Schedule

4/12/2019 - Certified CARE Instructors offer a wide variety of opportunities for you, your friends and family to learn about fish and fishing. Class curriculum is designed for families and kids age 9 and up. You will learn about fishing tackle, how to cast, knot tying, safety, regulations and how to identify… SEE MORE
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Are Alabama Fish Safe to Eat? Here’s How the State Decides

4/12/2019 - By Dennis Pillion. It’s 40 degrees on a Wednesday morning in Eufaula and White Oak Creek is quiet except for the puttering of a diesel generator and a faint wee-oh, wee-oh sound reminiscent of a European ambulance siren. That high-pitched sound means the two squid-like collections of wires dangling into… SEE MORE
White oak seedlings at John S. Ayton State Tree Nursery.

“Gift of Trees” Can Last for Generations

4/12/2019 - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources offers holiday shoppers the opportunity to give a lasting legacy. The Gift of Trees is a program where Marylanders purchase native trees — either a single tree or a grove of 10 trees — for planting in honor of a celebration, commemoration, or observation. A Gift of Trees certificate suitable for framing… SEE MORE
Coral reefs play a vital role in sustaining the health of our oceans and our economy.

10 Ways to Protect Coral Reefs

4/12/2019 - Here are some things YOU can do: Corals are already a gift, don't give them as presents. Conserve water. The less water you use, the less runoff and wastewater that will eventually find its way back into the ocean. Volunteer in local beach or reef cleanups. If you don't live… SEE MORE