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Partnering on multi-species aquatic assessments to inform efficient conservation delivery

Efficient conservation can require making strategic decisions across large landscapes. For example, two Fish Habitat Partnerships – Desert Fish Habitat Partnership (DFHP) and Western Native Trout Initiative – fund conservation and restoration projects across western United States. DFHP alone serves 11 states and nearly 180 native fish species. Because they serve large landscapes, the partnerships […]

The really big picture of habitat: The conceptual underpinnings and vision for the National Fish Habitat Partnership – National Fish Habitat Assessment

Over much of the history of active fisheries management, fisheries managers who worked on degraded fisheries habitat have focused on dealing with the symptoms of the degradation of aquatic systems instead of the overarching processes that actually control fish habitat. The National Fish Habitat Partnership (NFHP) was formed in 2006 to provide a science-based, broad, […]