Category Archives: Conservation

Simms and TRCP Join Forces to Conserve Critical Habitat

Simms has announced that 50% of all sales from the Ebbtide LS Shirt will go to benefit the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (TRCP) to help conserve critical fishing habitat. The offer will extend online at SimmsFishing.com until August 28, 2014. … more

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Tell the EPA: Stop the Pebble Mine

The recent spill of billions of gallons of mining waste at the Mount Polley mine in British Columbia is a reminder of what’s at stake in Bristol Bay, Alaska. Take time to tell the EPA to stop the proposed Pebble …

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Itou Salmon

Peter Rand,  recently returned back from a Fulbright fellowship in Japan to study populations of itou salmon, reports on his research and findings via National Geographic. “In the parlance of conservation, itou is a flagship species,” explains Rand, “so focus … more

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B.C. Mine Disaster a Wake-Up Call

The recent Mount Polley Mine disaster in British Columbia is a sobering reminder of what’s at stake in Bristol Bay. “It’s a tragedy, but a tragedy we can learn from,” writes Chris Hunt. “It should give us the perspective we … more

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Desert Dust & Oceans

New research out of the University of South Carolina is shedding light on iron levels in the world’s oceans, revealing that “life in the deep ocean depended on an annual delivery of fertilizer from one of the world’s emptiest and … more

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Video Hatch: “The Russian River: The Value of an American Watershed”

This short film from highlights the conflicts and challenges of the Russian River watershed in California wine country.

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Video Hatch: “Home Waters”

Agricultural development is threatening the world famous fisheries of New Zealand. This short film from The Trout Diaries features a veteran angler of the country’s rivers, Dave Witherow, urging action to be taken to protect trout habitat.

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“A River Reborn”

In a recent piece on Patagonia’s The Cleanest Line blog, Dylan Tomine writes about floating the Elwha River for the first time after the removal of the Glines Canyon Dam, seeing a free river and renewed salmon fishery.

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Video Hatch: “Renewal”

This short documentary narrated by Robert Redford tells the story of the hard work of returning historic flows to the Colorado River—and for the first time in 50 years, watching the river flow to its delta.

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TRCP Testifies Before Senate on Value of Outdoors Economy

Representatives from the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership recently spoke before the Senate on behalf of outdoor industries and the importance of conservation for a healthy economy. “While recreational activities like hunting and fishing might appear to be expendable or mere … more

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