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State Parks Host Outdoor Activities

Posted on October 7, 2013 at 9:51am by Braid Products No Comment

PIERRE, S.D. — Several state parks and recreation areas in South Dakota are hosting outdoor events and educational programs at the end of the month for visitors. The activities are a great opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. Christmas in July Campsite Decorating Contest, Lake Thompson Recreation Area near Lake Preston, July 26-28. Celebrate Christmas in…

Marina Institute Announces October Study Tour

Posted on October 7, 2013 at 9:50am by Braid Products No Comment

Warren, RI-The International Marina Institute® (IMI), a training subsidiary of the Association of Marina Industries (AMI), will visit nine facilities during its 7th annual Southeast Florida Marina and Boatyard Study Tour October 29-30, 2013. The tour, based this year at the B Ocean Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, occurs immediately after the closing of IMI’s…

State Agencies Issue Alert to Contain Invasive Species in Lycoming County

Posted on October 7, 2013 at 9:50am by Braid Products No Comment

Harrisburg – After confirming the presence of the invasive aquatic algae known as didymo, or “rock snot,” in Pine Creek, Lycoming County, anglers and boaters are reminded that cleaning their gear is the easiest, most effective means of preventing its spread to other waters. “Our biologists have not seen any evidence of a full bloom…

Two Columbia sturgeon fisheries will close early

Posted on October 7, 2013 at 9:50am by Braid Products No Comment

CLACKAMAS, Ore. – Two Columbia River white sturgeon fisheries will close earlier than expected under rules adopted today by fishery managers from Oregon and Washington. Sturgeon retention will close effective Friday, June 21 from the Wauna power lines downstream 40 miles to the river mouth at Buoy 10, including Youngs Bay and all adjacent Washington…

Oklahoma Alleviates Trout Water Problems on Lower Illinois River

Posted on October 7, 2013 at 9:50am by Braid Products No Comment

Several partners teamed up recently on a project to help alleviate chronic water shortages and water quality problems in the Lower Illinois River trout fishery below the Lake Tenkiller dam. The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation recently worked with other agencies, including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Southwestern Power Administration, as well as…