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Additional Fishing Information
Abstract: Contains information for fishing in New York, including regulatory information.
Source: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
URL: http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/fishing.html

Facts about Endangered and Threatened Species [PDF]
Abstract: Provides facts about the common loon in Vermont.
Source: Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife
URL: http://www.vtfishandwildlife.com/library/Factsheets/NonGame_
and_Natural_Heritage/Common_Loon_factsheet.pdf

Fish and Wildlife Issues Related to the Use of Lead Fishing Gear [PDF]
Abstract: Provides a broad overview on the subject of lead and its impact on wildlife and the environment, especially in relation to the use of lead fishing gear.
Source: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
URL: http://wdfw.wa.gov/publications/00037/wdfw00037.pdf

Fishing Responsibly in New York State
Abstract: Describes actions anglers can take to ensure responsible fishing in New York.
Source: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
URL: http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/9223.html

Get the Lead Out - Vermont
Abstract: Provides links to information about lead sinkers and the environment. Also lists other helpful resources.
Source: Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department
URL: http://www.vtfishandwildlife.com/Get_the_lead_out_index.cfm

Lets Get the Lead Out (Minnesota)
Abstract: This comprehensive website contains information about lead sinkers and their effects on wildlife as well as information on lead sinker alternatives and pollution prevention. It also provides links to many other resources.
Source: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
URL: http://www.pca.state.mn.us/index.php/living-green/living-gre
en-citizen/household-hazardous-waste/nontoxic-tackle-let
s-get-the-lead-out.html

Lets Get the Lead Out (Vermont) [PDF]
Abstract: Describes the problem with lead sinkers, how they affect loons and wildlife, and what anglers can do to protect the environment.
Source: Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department
URL: http://www.vtfishandwildlife.com/library/Factsheets/Fishing/
Get_the_lead_out/Get_the_Lead_Out_Brochure.pdf

Quabbin Reservoir Fishing Guide
Abstract: Provides fishing information specific to the Quabbin reservoir in Massachusetts.
Source: Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
URL: http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/water-res-protection/wa
tershed-mgmt/quabbin-reservoir-fishing-guide.html

Why Go Fishing
Abstract: Describes the Youth Fishing Program in Washington, designed to get children of all ages interested in fishing while teaching them about conservation.
Source: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
URL: http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/fish-local/fishing_with_kids.html

 


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