Category Archives: Conservation

American Rivers Reports on Dam Removals

This last year was a success for wild fish and free waters, reports American Rivers. Across the United States, 72 dams were removed in 2014, restoring more than 730 miles of streams for the benefit of fish and ecosystems. Read … more

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AMFF Announces Deborah Pratt Dawson Conservation Symposium

The American Museum of Fly Fishing has announced the dates for their first annual Deborah Pratt Dawson Conservation Symposium. The event will be held on March 14th and 15th at the Orvis Fly Fishing School in Manchester, Vt. and will … more

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Senate Upholds Protections for America’s Backcountry Lands

Recently the U.S. Senate voted to reject an amendment to the Keystone XL Pipleline bill that would have removed protections from designated backcountry and wilderness areas across the United States. Read more in the press release below.

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Perk Perkins on Conservation

Orvis CEO Perk Perkins is an enthusiastic outdoorsman and conservationist. In the spring 2015 issue of the World Wildlife Fund Magazine, Perkins’s passion for the natural world and work with the WWF are showcased. “It’s my pay-to-play—my price of admission,” Perkins … more

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Pisgah Trout Streams at Risk

Some trout waters of North Carolina are at risk due to a recent move by the state to remove the “wilderness study area” designation for the Harper Creek and Lost Cove areas of the Pisgah National Forest. The public comment … more

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TU Ten Special Places Essay Contest

The Trout Unlimited recent “10 Special Places” report will be the subject of an upcoming TU essay contest. Pieces should focus on one or more of these places and be no more than 500 words. Entry deadline is February 20, … more

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Trout Unlimited Receives NRCS Project Funding

The Natural Resources Conservation Service will back projects to restore watersheds and fisheries throughout the United States, thanks to funds from the new Farm Bill. Trout Unlimited is praising the conservation efforts and has had four of its projects selected for … more

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TrueFlies Releases Limited Edition BTT Shirt

All proceeds from the new limited edition embroidered Bokeelia shirt from TrueFlies will go to benefit Bonefish and Tarpon Trust. Read more in the press release below.

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Colorado P&W Eases Trout Limits on Antero Reservoir

Due to necessary construction on the Antero Reservoir dam planned for the summer of 2015, beginning January 10th, Colorado Parks and Wildlife will raise the bag and possession limit for harvesting fish from the reservoir in Park County, Colorado. Read … more

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Simms Turns T-shirt Inventory Into Cash for Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout

An error in an order of Simms long-sleeved shirts isn’t going to waste. The company is selling the shirts through a special offer via TU, and donating 50 percent of the proceeds to telemetry work on Yellowstone Lake. Read more … more

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