Category Archives: Conservation
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
Sportfishing and boating industry leaders have greeted the recent National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) national saltwater recreational fishing policy with enthusiasm. “This policy represents a milestone in NOAA Fisheries’ relationship with the recreational fishing community,” said American Sportfishing Association … more
This trailer for the feature documentary “A River Between Us” examines the stakeholders of one of the largest conservation projects in American history, removal of dams on the Klamath River. Via It Matters.
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.