Category Archives: Conservation
Tippets: Salmon Night Vision, Putin Shelves Zhupanova River Dam, Napa Steelhead Recovery, Saltwater Fish Protection
Scientists have discovered that salmon, along with other freshwater fish and amphibians, can supercharge their eyes in order to give them the ability to be able to see red and infrared light. Via Tech Times. Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin … more
This film from Trout Unlimited features John Land Le Coq of Fishpond and the fight to save public lands.
Tippets: Students of Bonefish, AMFF Conservation Symposium, Lake Erie Algae Bloom, Free-Flowing Yampa
Justin Lewis, Bahamas initiative manager for the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust, spoke to students at Lucaya International School about the recreational bonefish fishery in the Bahamas. The students also participated in a field trip to local flats where they helped … more
The Susitna River in Alaska is one of the world’s largest wild salmon fisheries. But a proposed hydroelectric dam is cause for concern for the health of the watershed. This trailer shows the story of a radio-tagged king salmon that …
Tippets: Guinness’s Fishy Recipe, Plastics Out to Sea, Ruling on Habitat Destruction, Op-Ed on Bristol Bay
The classic two century-old recipe for Guinness called for sturgeon bladders as a refining agent. Recently the company announced that in light of a growing vegetarian and vegan market they are shifting mechanical filtration. Via Gizmodo. A new study published in … more
The current issue of the journal Environmental Biology of Fishes has special focus on bonefish and tarpon and highlights new research that can help manage these economically important and environmentally fragile fisheries sustainably in the future. Read more in the press … more
This short film tells the story of the work being done to protect the headwaters of the Snake River from invasive species. Via Orijin Media.
The Red Flat Nickel Corporation has applied for a permit to mine 4000 acres on the pristine North Fork of the Smith River in California. If approved, this would be one of the largest nickel mines in the Western United …
Tippets: Reef Restoration, Alaska Salmon Stocks, EPA Guilty of Animas Spill, Fighting Toxic Runoff, Chasing Coldwater
Restoring reefs in Lake Michigan will help restore native fish such as lake trout and lake herring. “This change brings Lake Michigan closer to being a healthy ecosystem and one that also benefits both commercial and sport fisheries,” writes Matt Miller Via … more