Category Archives: Conservation
The recent tailings dam failure at the Mount Polley Mine heightened concerns about pit-mining in British Columbia and its downstream effect on watersheds in Alaska. This upcoming film from Salmon Beyond Borders looks at the community and environmental impacts of …
In this TEDx talk, Wild Salmon Center President Guido Rahr presents information on the healthiest salmon ecosystems across the North Pacific, and the importance of salmon as a keystone species.
This new short film from American Rivers celebrates the rivers of the Pacific Northwest from the fresh perspective of a child.
A sharply declining barracuda population in the Florida Keys has spurred anglers into action. The Lower Keys Guides Association’s campaign “Save the Barracuda” has helped bring this concern to the attention of the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission. Upcoming … more
This underwater film shows some great footage of rainbow trout and steelhead at various stages of life, and their journey from home waters to the ocean and back.
Adam Marton and Andy Mill will lead the 2015 Belize Tarpon Tagging Expedition. This short film features the work of this joint effort between anglers and scientists from the University of Miami to learn more about these great fish.
The American Museum of Fly Fishing has announced the dates for their first annual Deborah Pratt Dawson Conservation Symposium. The event will be held on March 14th and 15th at the Orvis Fly Fishing School in Manchester, Vt. and will … more
Recently the U.S. Senate voted to reject an amendment to the Keystone XL Pipleline bill that would have removed protections from designated backcountry and wilderness areas across the United States. Read more in the press release below.
Orvis CEO Perk Perkins is an enthusiastic outdoorsman and conservationist. In the spring 2015 issue of the World Wildlife Fund Magazine, Perkins’s passion for the natural world and work with the WWF are showcased. “It’s my pay-to-play—my price of admission,” Perkins … more