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April 16, 2014 by Alison Hawkes
The tide may be finally turning against the use of drift gillnets off California waters. WARNING: Disturbing images.
January 07, 2014 by Eric Simons
The North Bay played host to one of nature's great spectacles this week, the annual Richardson Bay spawning of Pacific herring, an event eagerly anticipated by hungry animals and curious people -- and an event all the more precious for how close it once came to disappearing.
January 14, 2013 by Alison Hawkes
Apparently fishing in a state marine reserve is no light matter. A commercial crabber gets nabbed lowering 100 traps in a Sonoma County marine reserve.
November 21, 2012 by Jackson Karlenzig
Thanksgiving time marks the start of one of the most exciting sustainable, local food events of the year: Dungeness crab season.
July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service established Region 8, formerly the California and Nevada Operations Office (CNO), in 1998 in recognition of the unique natural resource challenges facing California, Nevada, and the Klamath Basin.