This blog highlights conservation issues we feel are important to fly fishers and others who love outdoor sports, and we cover the latest and most pressing environmental issues affecting wildlife habitat and resource conservation. Orvis believes that, if we are to benefit from the use of our natural resources and environment, we must be willing to act to preserve them. Therefore, the company commits 5% of pre-tax profits to protecting nature.
Chris Wood, TU’s President and CEO, talks with Steve Moyer,TU’s Vice President of Government Affairs, about upcoming legislation that is important to sportsmen. Steve gives an insider’s look into lobbying in Washington, D.C.—how it works and how people who care about trout and salmon can make their voices heard.
Chris Wood, TU’s President and CEO, chats with Colorado Volunteer, Sharon Lance, about conservation issues in Colorado, why it’s important to get kids involved in fly fishing and why it’s never a good idea to have your spouse teach you how to fish.
Here’s a cool trailer for a new film that traces the path of salmon and steelhead from the coast of Alaska to the Sawtooth valley of Idaho and focuses on the obstacles the fish must overcome. The current runs represent just 1 percent of the historical runs that clogged the river before man began . . .
Last summer, nine youngsters from the Bristol Bay region of Alaska took part in the second annual Bristol Bay Fly Fishing & Guide Academy, sponsored in part by Trout Unlimited Alaska and the Nushagak-Mulchatna Wood-Tikchick Land Trust. The idea behind the school. . .
As most people know, Orvis donates 5% of pre-tax profits annually to conservation efforts around the world. The 2010 conservation efforts included a matching grant to American Rivers to help remove three dams on Pennsylvania’s Yellow Breeches, . . .
Chris Wood, Trout Unlimited’s President and CEO, interviews Scott Yates, TU’s Director of the Western Water Project. Together, they discuss the various water challenges that exist in various Western states and talk about how TU works to achieve a balance that is good for landowners and fish.
From river flows to irrigation, their conversation touches on some of the hottest current water debates in the West.
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