Category Archives: Conservation
The newly announced Bonefish Genetics and Tarpon Genetics Programs of The Bonefish and Tarpon Trust will use angler-collected tissue samples for genetic analysis and to further understand migratory and life history. Read more in the press release below.
While California is suffering a historic drought, some of its northern coastal rivers and streams are being further burdened by marijuana being grown under the state’s medical pot law. “Whether it’s grown quasi legally under the state’s medical marijuana laws, … more
Trout Unlimited is applauding new rules to the Clean Air Act, proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency, which would help to reduce carbon pollution contributing to climate change. Read more in the press release below.
New research published recently in Nature Climate Change suggests a warming climate is impacting native Westslope cutthroat trout in more ways than just range. It’s allowing increased hybridization with rainbow trout as well. “Hybridization breaks down, or jumbles up, these … more
“Buck” Ryan has been appointed as the Snake River Waterkeeper and will work to protect and preserve the Snake River Basin and surrounding waterways. It’s a huge job, explains Marc Yaggi, Executive Director, Waterkeeper Alliance: “Waterkeepers defend their communities against … more
Angling communities are expressing vastly different reactions to the recent settlement that stopped Washington’s plans to release about 900,000 steelhead smolts in Puget Sound-area rivers. Frank Urabeck, a sport fishing advocate from Bonney Lake, expressed frustration, “because the department didn’t … more