Posts for tag "dredging"

  • Ducks and Seagulls at Onondaga State Park

    Fishing in Onondaga Lake

    In the face of dredging activities near its southern end, fishing at Onondaga Lake is still good, according to This is largely due to habitat restoration efforts taking place in areas that aren’t being dredged. Restoration...

    • Posted July 6, 2022


  • Lake Superior beach, in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

    Restoring Buffalo Reef in Lake Superior

    Ecologists with the Nature Conservancy are working in Grand Traverse Bay to restore deteriorating reefs there, according to the Traverse City Record-Eagle. The move is expected to help spawning populations of lake trout, lake whitefish and lake...

    • Posted June 22, 2022


  • three trawling ships near the shore (super trawling)

    Australia’s Sub-Par Ban on Super Trawling

    Following two years of a ban on supertrawlers in its federal waters, the government of Australia is planning to make the ban permanent, according to The Guardian. Supertrawlers are large fishing vessels that typically use nets to...

    • Posted June 20, 2022


  • Study: Lake Dredging and Other Ecological Harms

    A review led by fisheries scientists in New England has found that mobile gear used in commercial fishing — hydraulic clam dredges, and to a lesser extent dredges and trawls — has more adverse impacts on groundfish...

    • Posted April 27, 2022