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New Brunswick asking residents to prevent spread of invasive plant in waterways

The New Brunswick government is asking residents to help reduce the spread of an invasive plant in the province’s waterways.

The Department of Energy and Resource Development says Eurasian water milfoil affects both the recreational and economic uses of provincial waterways by forming dense mats of vegetation that displace native vegetation. 73 more words

Politics

A Fight Over Salmon-Killing Roads Is Now A Supreme Court Case About Native Rights

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether treaties between tribes and the federal government require state taxpayers to dish out billions to dig up roads for salmon. 69 more words

OPB - Oregon Public Broadcasting

It’s not easy living close to beavers

For 30 years, Susan Sherosick has lived in uneasy proximity to beavers. The tireless rodents routinely fell the cottonwoods that line her 32 acres in southwest Oregon and dam her creeks into wetlands. 41 more words

Opinion

Emergency repairs restore Coyote Percolation Dam and improve fish passage

After strong flows in Coyote Creek last winter damaged an in-channel dam, emergency repairs completed over the fall have restored the Coyote Percolation Dam to keep our water supply safe and reliable. 447 more words

What's Happening

North Plains-area company fined for pollution of creek

The Department of Environmental Quality says Northside Rock Products LLC threatened fish habitat.

A North Plains-area quarry has been fined for the second time over the discharge of pollutants into McKay Creek, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality said. 12 more words

Portland Tribune

Alberta government backs off plans to close popular fishing rivers

The Alberta government is backing away from a proposal to close several popular fishing rivers over concerns about stocks of native trout.

Environment Minister Shannon Phillips says she wasn’t convinced the science was strong enough to ban angling on the Ram, Clearwater, Kakwa and North Saskatchewan rivers. 142 more words

Politics

Amount of invertebrates shows health of Diamond Lake

Sorting through a mixture of plant matter and dirt taken from the bottom of Diamond Lake, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife staff are picking out minuscule mollusks, leeches and insects, identifying and counting each one to determine the health of the lake itself. 36 more words

Dept. Of Fish & Wildlife