Since this is the 25th anniversary of our Nebraska Game & Parks Commission’s Aquatic Habitat Program we have been highlighting the achievements of that program this year. I have blogged about it several times. I want to return to that subject today. In fact, this is a blog post that I should have done months ago. . . .
This past year Nebraska’s Aquatic Habitat Program was honored by the Fisheries Management Section of the American Fisheries Society. The American Fisheries Society (AFS) is the professional organization for pointy-headed fisheries biologists. At their annual meeting this past year, the conservation achievement award was presented to Nebraska’s Aquatic Habitat Program:
We are very proud of our Aquatic Habitat Program and what it has accomplished. We are honored to receive the award from the Fisheries Management Section of AFS. If I may, let me share some of the nomination letters:
We have accomplished a lot for Nebraska’s fisheries resources in the past 25 years. We are not quitting, the eutrophication process never stops. There will be much more to do in the next twenty-five.