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Implementation Plan for Removing Fishes in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Publication date: December 01, 1993 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

During 1993 the Baywide Fish Passage Workgroup met regularly to address the needs of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed'd migratory fish resources.  Under the auspices of the Chesapeake Bay Program's Living Resoures Subcommittee, the…

Introduction of Non-Indigenous Aquatic Species_Implementation Plan

Publication date: August 01, 1996 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

The Chesapake Bay Policy for the Introduction of Non-Indigenous Aquatic Species adopted by the Chesapeake Bay Executive Council in December 1993 (hereafter the Policy) is intended to minimize the economic and/or ecological risks…

Implementation Plan for Removing Impediments to Migratory Fishes in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Publication date: August 01, 1994 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

The Fish Passage Workgroup, under the auspices of the Living Resources Subcommittee, constitutes a baywide effort to restore natural spawning habitat to the migratory fish of the Chesapeake Bay.  Its membership includes representatives…

Removing Impediments to Migratory Fishes in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed_1997

Publication date: October 01, 1997 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

The Fish Passage Workgroup of the Chesapeake Bay Program's Living Resources Subcommitee (LRSc) is charged with reopening blocked tributary waters of the Bay to provide access to spawning habitat for anadromous fish.  This is…

Removing Impediments to Migratory Fishes in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Publication date: October 01, 1995 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

Fish passage development in Bay tributaries has been underway since the late 1980's.  In December, 1993 the Chesapeake Executive Council (EC) formalized short- and long-term goals for this initiative in Directive 93-4, which instructs…

Removing Impediments to Migatory Fishes in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Publication date: July 01, 1999 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version

In 1997and 1998 Chesapeake Bay Program signatories opened 294.3 miles of blocked tributary habitat to migratory fish and 67 miles to resident fish (a total of 361.3 miles) within the Bay Watershed.  Since the program's inception, almost…

Adoption Statement - Fish Passage Goals

Publication date: January 09, 2005 | Type of document: Adoption Statement | Download: Electronic Version

The Chesapeake Bay Program signatory partners commit to adopting the Fish Passage Goal, as stated: "During the period 2005–2014, the Chesapeake Bay jurisdictions will complete 100 fish passage and/or dam removal projects, which will…

Restoring Migratory Fish Passage in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Publication date: February 23, 2004 | Type of document: Backgrounder | Download: Electronic Version

Over the past two centuries numerous mill dams, hydroelectric dams and small blockages were constructed, which prevented fish throughout the Bay watershed from reaching their natal rivers. Migratory fish populations consequently…

Shad in the Chesapeake Bay

Publication date: February 19, 2004 | Type of document: Backgrounder | Download: Electronic Version

River shad have long played a pivotal role in the history, culture and economy of the states that border the Chesapeake Bay.

American shad constituted one of the most important mid-Atlantic fishery until the early 20th century, but by…

Memorandum of Agreement on Little Falls Dam Fish Passage

Publication date: December 31, 1995 | Type of document: MOU/MOA | Download: Electronic Version

This Memorandum of Agreement establishes a general framework for cooperation and participation among the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, the Government of the District of…

Directive No. 93-4: Fish Passage Goals

Publication date: December 26, 1993 | Type of document: Directive | Download: Electronic Version

We the undersigned, adopt the Fish Passage Goals Policy in accordance with the Fish Passage Strategy adopted by the Executive Council in January of 1989. The Fish Passage Strategy states that all jurisdictions of the Chesapeake Bay…



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