Category Archives: Conservation

Surface Film V: Photo Show to Benefit Conservation

Now in its fifth year, the annual Surface Film photo show will take place Friday, February 27, 2015 at Anthology Fine Art in Denver, CO. The event is organized by The Greenbacks of Colorado Trout Unlimited, and photo prints will … more

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Outdoor Industry Leaders Thank Secretary Jewell for Arctic Refuge Protection

The Outdoor Industry Association and other outdoor industry leaders have signed on to a letter thanking Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, for her recent proposals of Wilderness designation for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Read more in the press release … more

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The Klamath: “A River Between Us”

A new documentary, “A River Between Us” by former Oregon state senator Jason Atkinson and filmmaker Jeff Martin, examines the history and conflict of the Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement, signed in 2014, which would dismantle four dams and open 420 … more

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Video Hatch: “Restoring Juvenile Habitat: Oxbow Conservation Area”

This short film features the conservation work being done by The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs and the Bureau of Reclamation, on the Middle Fork John Day River in Oregon to restore critical habitat for Chinook salmon, steelhead and bull …

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Browns Canyon National Monument

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

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NOAA Unveils National Saltwater Recreational Fishing Policy

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

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Video Hatch: “A River Between Us”

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.

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Well Stocked

While it may seem counter-intuitive, many studies point to stocking fewer trout resulting in better fishing. David Knapp reports on a recent decision by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game to reducing stocking numbers by 40% and the research … more

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Fly Fish the Amazon

Fly fishing the Amazon might be a key to help save the ecosystem and indigenous cultures. “It is the platform upon which large tracts of land, many endemic species (fish and others) and native villages are given a chance to … more

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Video Hatch: “Xboundary”

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 …

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