Category Archives: Conservation

Mining Executives Indicted for Polluting Alaskan River

Australian mining executives Bruce Butcher and Mark Balfour, along with three other former employees, have been indicted by a grand jury in the US District Court of Alaska for dumping waste from their  platinum mine into Alaska’s Salmon River. The … more

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Video Hatch: “Co2ld Waters: Official Trailer”

This trailer gives a glimpse into the upcoming film featuring Craig Mathews of Blue Ribbon Flies, Yvon Chouinard of Patagonia, Steve Hemkens of Orvis, Tim Romano of Angling Trade and Todd Tanner of Conservation Hawks. “Co2ld Waters” looks at the …

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FWC Urged to Make Barracuda a Top Priority

As a result of noticeably declining barracuda population numbers, Bonefish and Tarpon Trust, KeysKeeper and the Lower Keys Guides Association have joined together in urging the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to improve barracuda regulations and conduct a barracuda … more

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TU’s Wild Steelhead Initiative

Trout Unlimited has announced the launch of a Wild Steelhead Initiative, an ambitious project to protect and restore wild steelhead fisheries throughout their native range in Alaska, California, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. The new conservation community, Wild Steelheaders United, will … more

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Moving Water Poster to Support The Henry’s Fork Foundation

The Henry’s Fork Foundation had made available posters of an original oil painting by Dave Hall entitled “Early Morning on the Upper Henry’s Fork.” All profits go to benefit the conservation efforts of the foundation. Read more in the press … more

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Video Hatch: “Salmon Cannon Redux”

The “salmon cannon” designed by Whooshh Innovations to help move fish over dams is “explained” on “Last Week Tonight” with John Oliver–complete with his humorous perspective.

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“A Cycle of Conservation”

In this TEDx Talk given at a recent event in Boulder, Colorado, Catie Webster talks about commitment to rivers, fly fishing and conservation. “It’s important for us to see how investing our time and energy in the things that we … more

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Filmmaker Pete McBride on “I Am Red”

In a recent video interview with National Geographic, filmmaker Pete McBride discusses why he chose to make a film “I Am Red,” about the endangered Colorado River. “For me the goal is to captivate the general public,” says McBride, “We … more

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Video Hatch: “River Snorkel: Continuation”

This underwater footage gives an up close view of spawning Chinook salmon.

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Video Hatch: “Bull Trout: A Species at Risk”

Levi Old reports on the status of bull trout, a federally threatened species under the Endangered Species Act, in Trapper Creek. Thanks to work of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, US Forest Service, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife …

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