Art; Aquatic animals; Endangered species; Rivers and streams;
This is a poster about freshwater mussels. One side displays a subaquatic environment featuring mussels and various fish, while the reverse side describes the mussels' life cycle and ecosystem role as well as what is being done to protect them.
The National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation (FHWAR) indicates that fishing participation in the U.S. fell from 35.6 million individuals in 1991 to 33.1 million in 2011, and hunting stayed relatively flat over the...
Habitat Conservation Plans (HCPs) under section 10(a)(1)(B) of the Act (ESA) provide for partnerships with non-Federal parties to conserve the ecosystems upon which listed species depend, ultimately contributing to their recovery.