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New Jersey Winter Trout Stocking

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The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife will be releasing approximately 5,000 rainbow trout in time for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Two-year old fish, raised at the Pequest Trout Hatchery and averaging... READ MORE

ESA Listing Not Warranted for American Eel


The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced that American eel populations are stable and do not need protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Nonetheless, for the species’ long-term stability, the agency... READ MORE

Hudson River Restoration Grants


The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) recently announced approximately $770,000 in grant funding which was awarded for communities in the Hudson River Estuary. The funding will go towards the design... READ MORE