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Kevin Johnson, an Executive Director with Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management in Naples, FL has joined the board of Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, a non-profit science-based organization dedicated to conserving and restoring bonefish, tarpon and permit fisheries and habitats through research, stewardship, education and advocacy. “As an avid angler having grown up fishing in the […]

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 28, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the US) and the widely recognized shopping events Black […]

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust is excited to be a part of GiveMiamiDay this THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH!  The Miami Foundation and its partners will maximize our community’s generosity by making a bonus gift for every donation to Bonefish & Tarpon Trust between $25 and $10,000 made on Give Miami Day. For gifts greater than $10,000, the first $10,000 will […]

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust is excited to announce its annual, members-only Trip of a Lifetime drawing. This year, one member and his/her guest will win a trip to Deep Water Cay in The Bahamas!  Eligibility: You are eligible to win if… 1.You have joined BTT as a dues-paying member in 2017 2.You have renewed your dues-paying […]

Whose Fish Are They Anyway? The 6th International Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Symposium will share some answers.  Years ago, BTT Founding Member Billy Pate asked “Are our fish their fish?”. Billy was talking specifically about tarpon. He was concerned about whether the harvest of tarpon in South America had an impact on Florida’s fisheries. He […]

This Everglades Restoration Project Could Help Florida Recover from Hurricane Irma by Ed Tamson, TRCP Moving water south from Lake Okeechobee into the Everglades has been a goal for decades, but securing funding for and breaking ground on the project could end up helping hurricane-ravaged South Florida recover just as much as the fish habitat […]

Interested in learning more about the impacts on Hurricane Irma on Florida’s fisheries? Read the article by Dr. Aaron Adams, Director of Science & Conservation, in the latest issue of This is Fly, page 52. Hurricane Irma by Dr. Aaron Adams Hurricane Irma’s impacts on the people and infrastructure of the Florida Keys and Everglades are reflected […]