Category Archives: Conservation
A device originally designed to move apples without bruising them is now being used in Washington state to help separate hatchery salmon from wild salmon. In their video coverage, CBS News reports that the “salmon cannon” may also be used … more
While anglers are famous for story and size embellishment, the earliest fishermen may have not had to tell tall tales. After examining remains of prehistoric fish dinners in the northern Spain region, researchers have found the average size of Atlantic … more
This short documentary film features Mike Schultz of Schultz Outfitters and the work put into developing and protecting the Huron River fishery. Via the Huron River Watershed Council.
The San Gabriel Mountains have been designated as a national monument. Trout Unlimited is praising the decision, “which should help protect and enhance the unique fishing and hunting opportunities in the San Gabriel Mountains.” Read more in the press release … more
The intersection of human development and wildlife habitat are usually at severe odds. However, new research reveals that 27 offshore oil rigs in California provide outstanding marine habitat. “There’s an opportunity to put out structures that maximize fisheries and conservation … more
The Skeena River Estuary provides critical salmon habitat, which is in danger from industrial development in the area. This short film highlights what’s at stake. Via SkeenaWild Conservation Trust.
The Oregon Water Resources Department has recently denied the application to develop nickel mining in the area from the Red Flat Nickel Corp. This short film from the Native Fish Society highlights what is at stake for the Smith River.
Washington state fisheries officials have proposed a plan that would make retention of hatchery-raised steelhead mandatory in all streams in the Southwest area of the state, beginning in July 2015. “The proposal is designed to keep hatchery steelhead off spawning … more