fish http://publicradioeast.org en The Down East Journal (05/09/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-050914 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>This week, local researchers embarked on a 10-day mission off the coast of North Carolina to map the ocean floor.&nbsp; The new data may reveal areas where offshore wind energy development could occur with minimal impacts to sensitive fish habitats and ocean resources.&nbsp; We’ll have more on the research project, this week on the Down East Journal, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations, and Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.</p><p></p> Wed, 07 May 2014 21:55:22 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 40821 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (05/09/14) 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 Non Profit Seeking Recipes For Statewide Cookbook http://publicradioeast.org/post/non-profit-seeking-recipes-statewide-cookbook <P>Whether its pig pickin’ cake, pecan pie or something more unusual like baked shad, we all have family recipes handed down from generation to generation. Some ingredients are safeguarded and only known by a few.&nbsp; But for those more willing to share their secret, the North Carolina Museum of History&nbsp;Associates is asking residents from the mountains to the coast to send in their unique family recipes for a soon to be published statewide cookbook. Mon, 29 Jul 2013 18:30:35 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 19784 at http://publicradioeast.org Fees From NC Recreational Fishing Licenses Fund Fisheries Projects http://publicradioeast.org/post/fees-nc-recreational-fishing-licenses-fund-fisheries-projects <p>The sales of recreational fishing licenses pay for more than you think. &nbsp;Jared Brumbaugh reports.</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 15:26:09 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 19079 at http://publicradioeast.org Fees From NC Recreational Fishing Licenses Fund Fisheries Projects The Down East Journal (05/10/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-051013 <p></p><p>This week on the Down East Journal, the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced they’re implementing an initiative to expedite disability compensation claims for Veterans who have waited a year or more.&nbsp; And, a project to help restore declining fish populations is underway along the Cape Fear River.&nbsp; We’ll explain how crushed granite will be the basis for a new fish habitat.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 14 May 2013 13:59:22 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 13922 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (05/10/13) Non-Profit Group Creating Fish Habitat for the Cape Fear River http://publicradioeast.org/post/non-profit-group-creating-fish-habitat-cape-fear-river <p>A project to help restore declining fish populations is underway along the Cape Fear River.&nbsp; We’ll explain how crushed granite will be the basis for a new fish habitat.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 22:00:41 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 13750 at http://publicradioeast.org Non-Profit Group Creating Fish Habitat for the Cape Fear River 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