Returnin' STURGEON

Curatolo, Matthew
December 2003
New York State Conservationist;Dec2003, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p10
Describes the sturgeon population restoration effort begun by the U.S. Department of Environmental Conservation in 1994. Rivers where young sturgeon were stocked; Illegality of harvesting sturgeon; Lifespan of the fish; Comments from Doug Carlson, fisheries biologist. INSET: LAKE STURGEON FACTS.


Related Articles

  • Planning a Sturgeon Resurgence. Reiger, George // Salt Water Sportsman;Jul2004, Vol. 65 Issue 7, p116 

    Deals with the efforts in restoring the abundance of the Atlantic sturgeon species in the U.S., including the ban on discharging oxygen-depleting pollutants into the Androscoggin and upper Kennebec in Maine.

  • DEC embraces less combative policy in dealing with `customers.' Philippidis, Alex // Westchester County Business Journal;10/23/95, Vol. 34 Issue 43, p1 

    Reports on the customer friendly approach adopted by the state Department of Environmental Conservation. Most recent change; What will be exempted from detailed review; Contribution from officials and staffers; Issuing of SPDES (State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System) permits; Benefits of...

  • Mayors' environmental racism policy wrong-headed. Ward, Janet // American City & County;Aug98, Vol. 113 Issue 9, p4 

    Editorial. Discusses the reaction of residents of Chester, Pennsylvania, to the environmental policy of the United States Department of Environmental Protection. Comparision of mortality rates and cancer deaths in Chester to the rest of Delaware County; Opposal of the policy by the US...

  • Dinosaurs Under the Bridge? SCHREIER, SARAH // BC Outdoors Sport Fishing & Outdoor Adventure;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 68 Issue 7, p17 

    The article highlights Fraser River Sturgeon Conservation Society's (FRSCS) Adopt a Sturgeon Program to help support the work and share the legacy of sturgeon conservation. It cites conservation concerns over the reduction of sturgeons in the Fraser River and the need to restore their health and...

  • Sturgeon Surveys in the Lower Mississippi River. Hartfield, Paul // Endangered Species Bulletin;Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p27 

    Delves into the study of sturgeons in the Mississippi River of the U.S. Number of sturgeons caught in the river through the use of trawls; Goal of determining the value and efficiency of trawl surveys for sampling sturgeon and other big river fishes; Names of researchers who took part in the...

  • Diet Research for the Shortnose Sturgeon. Springer, Craig // Endangered Species Update;2007, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p32 

    The article presents information on the Bears Bluff National Fish Hatchery's investigation of fish culture techniques to save the endangered shortnose sturgeon in South Carolina. The investigation aims to increase hatchery propagation efficiency through diet studies. Meanwhile, fish biologist...

  • Spawning Periodicity, Spawning Migration, and Size at Maturity of Green Sturgeon, Acipenser medirostris, in the Rogue River, Oregon. Erickson, Daniel; Webb, Molly // Environmental Biology of Fishes;Jun2007, Vol. 79 Issue 3/4, p255 

    The Rogue River, Oregon represents one of three important spawning systems for green sturgeon, Acipenser medirostris, in North America. In this paper we describe the spawning migration, spawning periodicity, and size at maturity for green sturgeon caught in the Rogue River during...

  • Most letters to DEC in favor of fire towers. Lynch, Mike // Adirondack Daily Enterprise;5/12/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 112, p1 

    The article reports on the favor of most writers who submitted letters to the state Department of Environmental Conservation to keep the structure of the St. Regis and Hurricane mountain fire towers in New York.

  • BRIEFLY.  // Commercial Carrier Journal;Jul2001, Vol. 158 Issue 7, p10 

    Reports developments related to trucking industry in the United States. Deadline set by United States Environmental Protection Agency on diesel engine manufacturers for cleaner-operating diesel engines; Mandatory requirement for carriers to install reflectors on other trailers; Survey on...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics