Category Archives: Conservation
Dams aren’t the only reason salmon, trout and other fish need help on the Klamath. But dam removal certainly will help. Molly Peterson examines the watershed ecosystem via KQED. Following a lawsuit from the environmental group WildEarth Guardians, federal officials … more
Studiocanoe studies presents a gorgeous short film based on the writings of naturalist, author and environmental philosopher John Muir, filmed in the Scottish Highlands.
Tippets: Colorado Delta and the Tortuava, Aquatic Mussels Detected in Montana, Gila Trout Facts, Menominee River Mine Proposal
The endangered Tortuava is a member of the drum species native to the northern Sea of Cortez, and Jonathan Wright reports on how revitalizing the Colorado River Delta could help this species. “A thriving ecosystem in the Colorado Delta could … more
An independent scientific report commissioned by the United Tribes of Bristol Bay revealed on-going contamination, including failure to properly close and reclaim past drill wells, by the company behind the proposed Pebble Mine. “Pebble has broken rules and promises in … more
This trailer for a film from Soul River explores what happens “when you merge inner-city youth and veterans together on a once-in-a-lifetime deployment to the top of the world’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.”
Tippets: Shoshone River Sediment Spill, Colorado River Humpback Chubs, Upper Columbia River Fall Closure, Jewell Backs Klamath River Dam Removal
The Shoshone River east of Cody, Wyoming has filled with sediment and is causing widespread fish kills. The cause is thought to have been when Willwood Irrigation workers flushed water from the Willwood Dam between Cody and Powell. Via Wyoming … more
The Western Native Trout Initiative, Desert Fish Habitat Partnership, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Trout Unlimited, and others in the Weber River Partnership joined forces to fund habitat projects on the Weber River near Ogden, Utah. This film celebrates the …
Tippets: Assessing the Nation’s Dams, Growing Permit Populations in Cuba, Yellowstone River Parasite Found in Other Montana Rivers
A recent video from the Center for American Progress highlights a panel discussion assessing the condition of the nation’s dams. “Dams are a core element of American infrastructure and provide many important services. However, aging infrastructure has led to many … more
Tippets: Upslope Brewing Supports Watersheds, FishFace Software, Rescuing Golden Trout, Facing Floods
Because snowmelt is always their first ingredient, Upslope Brewing Company responsibly supports the protection of local watersheds by donating 1% of the sales from their Craft Lager to Trout Unlimited. A recent video highlights their conservation message and work. FishFace, a … more
For an entire year the Eaton family fished public lands and waters throughout the country. In this video they share their experiences and talk about what public lands mean to them and their children.