lionfish http://publicradioeast.org en Lionfish Workshops Across the Carolinas http://publicradioeast.org/post/lionfish-workshops-across-carolinas <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>This week, fisherman and divers in the Carolinas are learning about the invasion of lionfish and how to deal with them. The environmental non-profit REEF is holding free classes to teach people about lionfish collecting and handling, lionfish biology, and ecological impacts.&nbsp; I spoke with communications and affiliate program manager Keri Kanning about the workshop and about how lionfish came to be a problem for North Carolina's native fish population.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 14:12:40 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 22737 at http://publicradioeast.org Lionfish Workshops Across the Carolinas Underwater Fishing Tournament Targets Invasive Fish Species http://publicradioeast.org/post/underwater-fishing-tournament-targets-invasive-fish-species <p>An underwater fishing tournament takes place later this month.&nbsp; Divers are hoping to snag as many non-native, invasive lionfish&nbsp;as they can for a chance at winning some prize money.</p><p><strong>SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE TO LISTEN TO THE 2009 LIONFISH ROUNDUP. &nbsp;</strong></p> Fri, 03 May 2013 15:21:30 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 13189 at http://publicradioeast.org Underwater Fishing Tournament Targets Invasive Fish Species The Down East Journal (05/03/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-050313 <p>This week on the Down East Journal, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood was in Goldsboro this week to tour downtown revitalization projects.&nbsp; L.C. Morris has an update on the effort, which has been in the works since 2007. And, an underwater fishing tournament takes place later this month.&nbsp; Divers are hoping to snag as many non-native, invasive lionfish for a chance at winning some prize money. &nbsp;The Down East Journal airs Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations, and Saturday at noon on Public Radio East's News and Ideas Network.</p><p></p> Thu, 02 May 2013 17:05:29 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 13102 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (05/03/13)