Category Archives: Conservation
This short film highlights the Clark Fork watershed and the threats facing it from water diversions and agricultural demands. Via Zangs Films.
Tippets: California Salmon and Steelhead Recovery, Cold Water Climate Shield, Trout Salvage Effort, Climate Change and Economy, Rescue on the Deschutes
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has proposed a new plan for restoring salmon and steelhead in California’s coastal watersheds. The plan is available for public comment through December 4, 2015. Scientists are beginning to map out a “Cold Water … more
This short film features the importance of the return of Eulachon in Pacific Northwest rivers, and the role they play within indigenous culture. Via Captain Quinn.
Tippets: New Threat on the South Fork, Protecting Marine Resources, Paddling Ban Lifted, Bull Trout Recovery, Catch and Kill
A new parasite is killing whitefish on the South Fork of the Snake River. Fisheries managers worry trout species could also be at risk. Read more from Paul Bruun at The Jackson Hole News & Guide. America’s marine resources are … more
The partnership of Fishpond and Chaco on two styles of limited edition sandals has helped to raise $10,000 for the Western Rivers Conservancy. “This contribution will help us continue our efforts to conserve the great rivers of the West and … more
Tippets: LWCF Ruling, Compromise on Public Access, Pebble Partnership Strikes Back, Bahamas Hurricane Relief Fund
A recent vote by the United States Congress allowed the Land and Water Conservation Fund to lapse. The Fund was the largest and most successful federal funding mechanism for national and local conservation efforts. Read a satire of the recent ruling, via … more
Tippets: Lead Ban Proposed in California, SkeenaWild App, Soda Butte Cutthroats, Colorado’s Groundbreaking Water Law
California anglers may be facing a lead ban, which would make putting split-shot and lead-eyed flies illegal. The drafted proposition by California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control cites environmental damage and harm to bird populations as causes for concern. Via … more
Trout Unlimited has announced three new members to its board of trustees: Patsy Ishiyama, Steve Moss and K.C. Walsh. Coming from diverse backgrounds, they bring a mix of conservation expertise, fishing industry acumen and business management experience. Read more in … more
Patagonia has announced their achievement of meeting three key milestones for environmental activism, demonstrating the environmental activism at the core of their business. Read more in the press release below.
The Bonefish and Tarpon Trust has announced YETI Coolers as their newest Corporate Sponsor. “Collaborations like these give the flats fishery a brighter future,” says BTT Director of Operations, Dr. Aaron Adams. Read more in the press release below.