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F&G biologists work to protect a popular Yellowstone cutthroat fishery from pelican predation – Local News 8

BLACKFOOT RESERVOIR, Idaho (KIF) – Blackfoot Reservoir, located about 40 miles east of Pocatello, is home to two divergent, yet symbiotic, conservation stories that have been playing out in southeast Idaho for nearly 30 years, leaving Fish and Game biologists to find new innovative ways towards one common solution. On one side of the coin […]

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F&G biologists work to protect a popular Yellowstone cutthroat fishery from pelican predation

Blackfoot Reservoir, located about 40 miles east of Pocatello, is home to two divergent, yet symbiotic, conservation stories that have been playing out in southeast Idaho for nearly 30 years, leaving Fish and Game biologists to find new innovative ways towards one common solution. On one side of the coin is the Yellowstone cutthroat trout, […]

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Lennox Island treaty lobster fishery gets underway without government approval | CBC News

The Lennox Island First Nation lobster treaty fishery launched Saturday. Treaty fishers set out following a morning ceremony at the island’s harbour, a week after the P.E.I. First Nation announced it would launch a moderate living fishery without authorization from the federal government. The initial plan was to set 1,000 lobster traps during the first day of the fishery. […]

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Another big Maritime fishery quota cut looming | CBC News

Another Maritime fishery is facing a big quota cut this year — the only question is how big. This time it is the large herring fishery in southwestern Nova Scotia and the Bay of Fundy. The stock is in the critical zone where serious harm is occurring, but the fishery employs hundreds of people in Nova Scotia and […]

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The significance of a P.E.I. Mi’kmaw nation launching its own fishery without government approval | CBC News

Prince Edward Island’s Lennox Island First Nation is set to launch its first moderate livelihood fishery — or treaty fishery — on Saturday.  The fishery is not authorized by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, after negotiations to reach an agreement were unsuccessful, but the First Nation says it doesn’t have to be.  To understand […]

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P.E.I.’s Lennox Island First Nation to launch treaty lobster fishery without DFO deal | CBC News

The Lennox Island First Nation says it will be launching a treaty lobster fishery off P.E.I.’s North Shore next week with or without the federal government’s support. The First Nation has a clear treaty right to harvest lobster for a moderate livelihood without the federal government’s approval — a right affirmed by the Supreme Court of Canada […]

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Federal changes to B.C. crab fishery could put some commercial harvesters out of business | CBC News

Commercial crab harvesters in British Columbia are concerned changes over how they’re able to fish for Dungeness crabs off the west coast of Vancouver Island could push some small, family-run operations out of business. On Friday, the Dungeness crab fishery opened for the season, which normally sees more than 30 small operators take to the waters […]

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DFO redistributes quota in baby eel fishery to increase access for Mi’kmaw bands | CBC News

Canada cut the lucrative Maritime commercial baby eel fishery by 14 per cent this week and gave that quota to Mi’kmaw bands to implement a treaty right to earn a moderate living from fishing. The quota cut is being closely watched because it was imposed without compensation by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) after the department cancelled […]

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Canada responds to United Nations after Mi’kmaw treaty fishery complaint | CBC News

Canada submitted its response last month to a United Nations committee after Sipekne’katik First Nation in Nova Scotia asked the international body to investigate violence against Mi’kmaw fishers during the “moderate livelihood” lobster fishery in the fall of 2020.  However, the federal Heritage Department, which is the lead agency handling the human rights reporting file, […]