25 Aug 2014

Fisheries Newsletter News Bits – AFS Members Estuaries Research

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AFS Member Joe Nohner leads research that offers the first comprehensive look at changes in land cover, river flow,
pollution and nutrient levels in America’s estuaries.

Credit: Nohner

Credit: Nohner

It’s a first look for a lot of eyes. Estuaries are tended to by many agencies at the federal, state, local and non-profit
levels.  Land use changes, through commercial and residential development, farming and industrial activities, can
threaten delicate ecosystems that nurture valuable fishing resources. Yet many of these managers don’t have the
resources to examine long-term….click to read more about this research conducted by AFS members Joe Nohner and Allison Candelmo (and two non-members)