Marine Mammal Management in Alaska: Problems and Potential
Alaska's interest and intent in applying for management of 10 marine mammals has generated both support and opposition and has raised concerns about the development of adequate...

An Innovative Analysis of Port Development Impacts on a Coastal National Wildlife Refuge
Development at Savannah Harbor, Georgia, has resulted in an upstream movement of salt water in the lower Savannah River system. Increased salinity has adversely affected and complicated...

Coastal Habitat Protection in New York State
New York State's Coastal Management Program includes a specific policy for the protection of fish and wildlife habitats that are determined to be of statewide significance....

An Evaluation of Habitat Use in Natural and Restored Tidal Marshes in San Francisco Bay, CA
Legislation mandating the protection and restoration of wetlands has led to numerous projects to reverse the trend of wetland loss in the San Francisco Bay region. While natural tidal...

Oil and Krill: From Lab to Nature
Bioassay tests were conducted on Arctic krill, the euphausiid Thysanoessa raschii, using water-soluble fractions of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska crude oil. Experimental results indicated that larval...

Selenium: Essential Nutrient or Toxic Threat?
The essential nutrient selenium is believed responsible for numerous deformities, reproductive failures, and deaths of migratory birds at Kesterson Reservoir in the San Joaquin Valley,...

Port Facility Development: Public Access and Mitigation Requirements
Coordination of compatible uses and resolution of use conflicts requires continuous effort, extending beyond the planning and permit process and requiring long-range committment of staff...

Nisqually River Management Plan
The Nisqually River is unique in Washington State, if not the nation, in having as its headwaters a glacier within a national park, and its estuary within a national wildlife refuge. The...

Effective Coordination With Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Recently the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) expanded the role communications play in dealing with Fish and Wildlife Agencies. In March of 1985 the FERC publication #FERC-0100...

Salmon Restoration: Blessing, Bane or Boondoggle?
The 'strategic' plans for the Atlantic Salmon Restoration Program were examined to determine what the strategy of the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service is for this...

Alaska Wetlands: An Opportunity for Protection
Alaska has retained the majority of wetlands as intact functioning ecosystems. These areas encompass 57% of the land area of the state or, about 223 million acres. Wetland types vary from...

Endangered Wildlife of the Coastal Zone of Bangladesh
The present work based on the observation of several years since, 1968. Study was done along the coastal zone of Bangladesh. Random exploitation, destruction of habitat, illegal hunting,...

Special Management Area Planning in Mississippi's Coastal Zone: The Port Bienville Experience
In Mississippi, the key state agency charged with the responsibility for coastal wetland protection is the Bureau of Marine Resources, a sub-division of the Department of Wildlife Conservation....

Henderson Marsh Mitigation Agreement
The Henderson Marsh Mitigation Agreement is a legal document entered into by the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW), and the Weyerhauser...

Relating Irrigation Efficiency Changes to Wetland Wildlife Habitat

Wetland Creation in Baltimore Harbor
Three areas of Baltimore Harbor were examined for use as wetland sites by Interstate Division for Baltimore City. Each site presented unique and interesting challenges to design. Economic...

Marsh Creation Impacts - Mississippi River Delta
Significant conversion of marsh to open water is occurring in the Mississippi River Delta. Evidence is presented that marsh is more valuable to fish and wildlife resources than open water;...

Increased Reservoir Cost to Meet Instream Flow Needs
Low flow criteria need to be developed for determining the suitability of various low flow regimens for fish and wildlife. For choosing a desirable low flow release, the decision maker...

Energy-Related Use Conflicts for the Columbia River Estuary

Selchies, Sirens, Sea Turtle Management and Other Marine Myths

 

 

 

 

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