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.
Orvis Vice Chairman Dave Perkins with a Martha’s Vineyard striper caught while sight-fishing on the flats.
Photo by Brice Contessa
[Editor’s Note: As most of you surely know, Orvis takes conservation very seriously—check out our 2013 Commitment pages if you haven’t already done so—so we are especially proud to announce this great news.]
What better way to appreciate the wonder of Alaska than with a trip for two to Crystal Creek Lodge—2011 Orvis Fly-Fishing Lodge of the Year—in the heart of Bristol Bay? All you have to do to enter the contest is take action to let the EPA know that you stand with millions of others against the proposed Pebble Mine. The video above explains why stopping this. . .
The Fall River Conservancy (FRC) is nothing if not adaptive. In 2012 Orvis awarded them $20,000 to conduct a Eurasian milfoil pilot project. However, due to natural fluctuations in the density of the milfoil outbreak, this project had to be put on. . .