Virginia TU calls for more attention to catch-and-release, native trout in DGIF stocking plan

In response to the Virginia Stocked Trout Management Plan recently proposed by the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF), the Virginia Council of Trout Unlimited (VCTU) is calling for the establishment of more special regulation areas, as well as increased protection of nativ
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TU hails introduction of National Fish Habitat Conservation Act in Senate

Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID) introduced S. 2080, the National Fish Habitat Conservation Act (NFHCA), on March 5, 2014. The bipartisan legislation authorizes the National Fish Habitat Action Plan – an unprecedented national partnership effort aimed squarely a
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DCR soliciting public comments on new farm management plan program

Comments on a new state program that would encourage farmers to adopt comprehensive plans to reduce pollution runoff into the state’s rivers, streams and the Chesapeake Bay in return for a “safe harbor” from future expansion of reduction requirements are being accepted through Friday,
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