Carl McNeil Interview, The River That Runs Through L.A., Trout Unlimited Blogger Tour to Yellowstone

August 6, 2012 By: Erin Block

  • Fly fisher and filmmaker Carl McNeil sits down for a Q&A with Martin Joergensen, giving some behind the scenes looks at the remarkable story at the center of his film, “Itu’s Bones.”  (Buy “Itu’s Bones” in the MidCurrent Store.)
  • In the second of a four-part series about the state of the L.A. River, Christian MilNeil writes that although it’s a start, restoration is going to take more than greenways and parks, it will take the entire city.  “If you focus on the entire watershed — the land use, the tributaries, everything else — then you’ll get a greenway,” says Melanie Winter, director of the River Project, “You’ll also get a local, sustainable water supply, and better public transportation, better public health, and 50,000 other things.”
  • Winners from the annual Trout Unlimited Blogger Tour got a first-hand look at the battle raging over Lake Trout in Yellowstone Lake, working to regain waters for native cutthroats. And while there is evidence that there is ground being gained, “the war is far from over,” writes Chris Hunt in his day one summary of the week.