Category Archives: Conservation
Thanks to the overwhelming reaction and support from the fly fishing community, DNR Director Keith Creagh has announced there will be no oil and gas exploration along the “holy waters” corridor anytime soon. Read more in the press release below.
Photographer Edward Burtynsky and filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal have collaborated on a documentary exploring the ways in which humanity has shaped, manipulated & depleted one of its most vital resources: water.
While their usual territory is the shallow flats, schools of bonefish have now been observed by scientists performing stunning spawning behavior: swirling in tornado-like formations 30 feet beneath the surface, and disappearing into deep sections of the ocean before spawning as … more
Highlighting restoration efforts across the country, the National Fish Habitat Partnership has launched a new video series, beginning with a look at a project for brook trout habitat in Aaron Run, a tributary of the Savage River in Western Maryland. …
In a landmark decision, the first of its kind granting production of a genetically modified food animal, Canada has approved commercial production of GM salmon eggs by US biotechnology firm, AquaBounty Technologies Inc. The eggs will be exported from Prince … more
Over two thousand acres of state-owned land in the Au Sable “Holy Waters” corridor is in danger from groundwater withdrawals operated by the fracking company EnCana. Anglers of the Au Sable along with a coalition of other like-minded groups are … more
The so called “Water Rights Protection Act” is misleading, says American Rivers, and over 60 conservation and sporting groups concur. If passed, this legislation could have serious impacts for anglers and access to public land and water. Read more in … more
After Idaho’s Elk Complex fire, streamside vegetation on the area’s rivers needed some help. In this film short Wes Atkinson shows the hard work done as well as its result.
Digital maps for mobile applications on Android and iOS devices are now available from the U.S. Forest Service. “By putting important forest information right at your fingertips, it will encourage more Americans to get outside and explore their forests.” says … more