New Brunswick group to proceed with invasive fish eradication in Miramichi area

Smallmouth bass angled from Miramichi River on Sept. 1, 2019 are seen in this handout photo. A working group says it intends to move ahead with efforts to eradicate smallmouth bass from New Brunswick’s Miramichi watershed later this summer. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Nathan Wilbur, Atlantic Salmon Federation) Smallmouth bass angled from Miramichi River on Sept. 1, 2019 are seen in this handout photo. A working group says it intends to move ahead with efforts to eradicate smallmouth bass from New Brunswick’s Miramichi watershed later this summer. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Nathan Wilbur, Atlantic Salmon Federation)

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Rescue crews piloted boats and waded through flooded streets Thursday to save thousands of Floridians trapped after Hurricane Ian destroyed homes and businesses and left millions in the dark. The destruction began to come into focus a day after Ian made landfall in Florida as one of the strongest hurricanes ever to hit the U.S.

A home burns on Sanibel Island in the wake of Hurricane Ian, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)