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2014-07-16 23:01:19

Researchers with the Atlantic Salmon Federation are part of an exciting new tracking program of alewives on the International St. Croix River. St.

2008-08-21 12:01:00

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Tom Rudolph, +1-508-776-8056, or Lara Slifka, +1-508- 945-2432, both of Cape Cod Commercial Hook Fishermen's Association CHATHAM, Mass., Aug.

2008-05-09 15:00:00

By Alisha A Pina; Tim Pindell With the help of residents, conservationists, and anglers, herring surmount a major obstacle to their annual migration and spawning. EAST PROVIDENCE The adventure starts in March when Long Island waters and the ocean begin to warm.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.