Category Archives: Conservation

Native Fish Society Hires Erica Stock as New Executive Director

The Native Fish Society has announced Erica Stock as the organization’s new executive director. “Erica’s passion for wild, native fish, understanding of the science that guides our efforts, and experience growing grassroots networks, will be a huge asset to Native … more

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Coalition Calls on Congress to Boost Conservation Funding

A growing coalition of more than 1,200 conservation-minded groups urged congressional leaders to enact a 2-percent increase in funding for conservation, outdoors and historic preservation programs for fiscal year 2016. Read more in the press release below.

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“Keep ‘em Wet” Photo Contest

The Native Fish Society recently launched its “Keep ‘em Wet” campaign to increase awareness about the negative effects of air exposure to wild fish and educate anglers on best practices for catch and release fishing. Now through May 31st 2015, NFS … more

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Video Hatch: “Chuitna: More Than Salmon On The Line Trailer”

This short film chronicles the journey of fly fishermen who travel to Alaska’s Chuitna Watershed to fight against the proposed Chuitna Coal Mine that threatens the Chuitna salmon runs.

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Colorado TU River Stewardship Gala

Colorado Trout Unlimited will host its annual annual River Stewardship Gala on March 13, 2015 at the Arvada Center. The event helps to raise funds for conservation and restoration projects statewide. Read more in the press release below.

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Surface Film V: Photo Show to Benefit Conservation

Now in its fifth year, the annual Surface Film photo show will take place Friday, February 27, 2015 at Anthology Fine Art in Denver, CO. The event is organized by The Greenbacks of Colorado Trout Unlimited, and photo prints will … more

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Outdoor Industry Leaders Thank Secretary Jewell for Arctic Refuge Protection

The Outdoor Industry Association and other outdoor industry leaders have signed on to a letter thanking Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, for her recent proposals of Wilderness designation for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Read more in the press release … more

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The Klamath: “A River Between Us”

A new documentary, “A River Between Us” by former Oregon state senator Jason Atkinson and filmmaker Jeff Martin, examines the history and conflict of the Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement, signed in 2014, which would dismantle four dams and open 420 … more

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Video Hatch: “Restoring Juvenile Habitat: Oxbow Conservation Area”

This short film features the conservation work being done by The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs and the Bureau of Reclamation, on the Middle Fork John Day River in Oregon to restore critical habitat for Chinook salmon, steelhead and bull …

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Browns Canyon National Monument

President Obama has announced his decision to declare Browns Canyon a national monument. The new designation will add increased protection for approximately 21,000 acres around the Arkansas River. “Coloradans have been very clear they wanted this protection, along with assurances … more

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