Category Archives: Conservation

Video Hatch: “Blueheads & Bonnevilles”

The Western Native Trout Initiative, Desert Fish Habitat Partnership, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Trout Unlimited, and others in the Weber River Partnership joined forces to fund habitat projects on the Weber River near Ogden, Utah. This film celebrates the …

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Tippets: Assessing the Nation’s Dams, Growing Permit Populations in Cuba, Yellowstone River Parasite Found in Other Montana Rivers

A recent video from the Center for American Progress highlights a panel discussion assessing the condition of the nation’s dams. “Dams are a core element of American infrastructure and provide many important services. However, aging infrastructure has led to many … more

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Tippets: Upslope Brewing Supports Watersheds, FishFace Software, Rescuing Golden Trout, Facing Floods

Because snowmelt is always their first ingredient, Upslope Brewing Company responsibly supports the protection of local watersheds by donating 1% of the sales from their Craft Lager to Trout Unlimited.  A recent video highlights their conservation message and work. FishFace, a … more

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Video Hatch: “Raising Gus: A Public Lands story”

For an entire year the Eaton family fished public lands and waters throughout the country. In this video they share their experiences and talk about what public lands mean to them and their children.

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Tippets: False Carbon Neutrality of Hydropower, LGN Project Proposed on the Skeena, Mining on The Smith River, Benefits of Wood in Habitat Recovery

Once praised as a carbon neutral power source, Washington State University researchers have learned that reservoirs behind hydroelectric dams “produce much more methane, a potent greenhouse gas, than previously understood.” Via The Seattle Times. The Canadian government has approved a … more

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On Yvon Chouinard and “the Death of the Outdoors”

In The Bullseye, Todd Wilkinson offers his perspective on a recent New Yorker magazine piece that profiles Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia. Wilkinson has been an environmental journalist for 30 years and is the author of the recent award-winning book Grizzlies of Pilgrim … more

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Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures Establishes Community and Conservation Foundation

Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures has announced the establishment of the Yellow Dog Community and Conservation Foundation, which will help build partnerships and support conservation efforts in fishing destinations around the world. Read more in the press release below.

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BTT Seeks Director of Marketing, Membership and Communications

The Bonefish & Tarpon Trust has announced their search for a Director of Marketing, Membership and Communications. Read more in the press release below.

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Environmental Activist Joe Browder Passes

Former Miami TV reporter turned environmental activist Joe Browder passed away Sept. 18, 2016 at the age of 78. Browder played a pivotal role in protecting the Everglades and co-founded the Friends of the Everglades group.  He “was as tough … more

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AFFTA Supports Northeast Coral Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has released a statement of approval over the recent designation of the Northeast Coral Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, which will protect 4,193 square miles of ocean environment. Read more in the press release … more

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