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Ed Perry

A Great Fishery in Dire Straits

In August 2005, my two sons and I embarked on our annual float down the Susquehanna River. Our family has been floating the river for over 25 years, camping on the islands, and wade-fishing for smallmouth bass. We’ve floated and fished most of the area from Sunbury down to Harrisburg.

Papaw with a nice string of Bass Eufala

GUEST POST: On Fishing, Family and Fighting for the Future

Andy McDaniels is the National Sportsmen’s Outreach Coordinator for NWF’s Vanishing Paradise Campaign to restore the Mississippi River Delta. I am the past Executive Director for the Oklahoma Wildlife Federation, …

Fishing the Penobscot

Guest Post: Sportsman Grateful to EPA for Reducing Mercury Pollution

Ed Perry is an aquatic biologist who retired in 2002 after a 30-year career with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, where he supervised the section responsible for protecting streams …

Environmentalists, sportsmen, and labor officials gather round the Duramax engine - assembled at 8:30am that very morning - and marvel at its performance, efficiency and pollution-control technology.

EPA Rule Powers Clean Tech Engine, Jobs in Ohio

CLEAN TECH BOOSTS JOBS, SAVES MONEY, CUTS POLLUTION, DRIVES PERFORMANCE If you drive a big pick-up truck at work or when you hunt or fish, you know there are more …

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Mercury Impacts to Loons & Michigan Lakes Draws Thousands of Conservationists & Anglers

Scientist Dave Evers has been studying loons in Michigan’s Seney National Wildlife Refuge impacted by mercury pollution since the late 1980s. He found mercury contamination in the very first loons …

Ed Perry speaks on behalf of fishermen concerned about mercury contamination

Public Demands Mercury-Free Fish at Pa. EPA Hearing

A wave of fishermen, moms, doctors, scientists, and even industry representatives spoke out in support of EPA’s new rule makings that would limit over 90% of mercury from being emitted …

Sportsmen Rally on Capitol Hill to Protect the West’s Hunting and Fishing Heritage

SFRED members on Capitol Hill Everyday hunters and anglers are reaching out to lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development (SFRED) are speaking to their representatives in Congress …

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Tired of Arguing With Climate Change Skeptics? Describe the Company You Keep!

If you have ever become exhausted trying to convince a self-professed climate change “skeptic” that global warming is real, then you know how little the true science seems to matter …

Protecting America’s Wild Places from Climate Change

A surprising constituency continues crossing party lines to support climate legislation — sportsmen: One of their worries, for example, is that the fowl they hunt might not migrate as far …

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