Category Archives: Conservation
Tippets: False Carbon Neutrality of Hydropower, LGN Project Proposed on the Skeena, Mining on The Smith River, Benefits of Wood in Habitat Recovery
Once praised as a carbon neutral power source, Washington State University researchers have learned that reservoirs behind hydroelectric dams “produce much more methane, a potent greenhouse gas, than previously understood.” Via The Seattle Times. The Canadian government has approved a … more
In The Bullseye, Todd Wilkinson offers his perspective on a recent New Yorker magazine piece that profiles Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia. Wilkinson has been an environmental journalist for 30 years and is the author of the recent award-winning book Grizzlies of Pilgrim … more
Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures has announced the establishment of the Yellow Dog Community and Conservation Foundation, which will help build partnerships and support conservation efforts in fishing destinations around the world. Read more in the press release below.
The Bonefish & Tarpon Trust has announced their search for a Director of Marketing, Membership and Communications. Read more in the press release below.
The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has released a statement of approval over the recent designation of the Northeast Coral Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, which will protect 4,193 square miles of ocean environment. Read more in the press release … more
Jess McGlothlin writes about the Yellowstone River fish kill and the warning of whitefish, the canary in the coal mine. “It’s small-scale in the midst of what we’re seeing in the world these days, but one of the things that … more
Across the US West there is a growing initiative to remove public lands from the federal government and transfer management to state control. This national public lands transfer would over-burden state governments and budgets and would likely result in a sale … more
Tippets: Snake River Kill, Headwaters and Climate Change, Soda Butte Cutthroat Restoration, Diversions from the Colorado
Thousands of dead whitefish have been confirmed on the South Fork of the Snake River, and biologists suspect the cause is proliferative kidney disease, the same pathogen believed to be responsible for last month’s whitefish kill in the Yellowstone River. … more