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Pond Construction and Watershed Management in Recreational Fish Ponds

Pond Construction and Watershed Management is part one of seven in the Management of Recreational Fish Ponds series.

Alabama has about 250,000 small ponds covering more than 134,000 acres. Ponds are usually built for several purposes: ir…

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Aquatic Resources Team: Project Activities & Impacts 2017

… of freshwater fishes and diverse marine fishes and invertebrates, aquatic plants, reptiles, and amphibians. These rich water resources are used for drinking and other household uses, hydroelectric power, irrigation, aquaculture, commercial…

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Water Access Issues in Alabama

All along Alabama’s rivers, lakes, bayous, and bays, towns small and large rely on water access to support their economies. The state, therefore, is taking steps to ensure that there is water access for traditional uses for its future gen…

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Aquatic Resources Programs and People

The Aquatic Resources Program provides science-based Extension programming in the areas of aquaculture, private pond and lake management, coastal resources, commercial and recreational fisheries, aquatic resource conservation, and aquatic r…

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Alabama Natural Resources Council

Approximately 70 percent of Alabama is covered with forests. In addition to providing clean air, water, and recreational opportunities, Alabama forests provide the raw material for a $20 billion dollar forest products indu…

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Alabama Water Watch

…W) is an opportunity for youth to answer questions like these and more. 4-H AWW helps students take care of Alabama’s water resources by providing science-based, hands-on experiences in the classroom and outdoors. The ultimate goal of 4-H…

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Rainwater Harvesting for Irrigation Water

…ion is rising at double the rate of the population, the amount of freshwater remains at only 2.5 percent of the world’s water resources. Rainfall replenishes much of the water we use; however, it is predicted that by 2025, eighteen countrie…

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Freshwater Clams and Mussels

Pond owners have sometimes intentionally and sometimes accidentally introduced freshwater clams or mussels into their recreational ponds. While not all species cause problems, the invasive Asiatic clam, Corbicula, can multiply and filter ou…

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Which Bodies of Water Present an Elevated Health Hazard?

AUBURN, Ala. – Alabama has many lakes, rivers and streams. This makes fishing a popular sport and recreational activity. Sometimes certain toxic chemicals find their way into some bodies of water. Fish in these areas may have levels of th…

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SerPIE: Synergistic Efforts to Reduce Pharmaceuticals in the Environment

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SerPIE_ASEMP Mentorship Program
Lock Your Meds Campaign

What is the problem?

Pollution of soil and water resources by pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) is a serious environmental issue.
PPCPs are des…

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