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.
The culvert on Indian Ford Creek was too smal and served as a barrier to fish moving upstream. Photo courtesy Trout Unlimited
[Editor’s Note: Orvis is partnering with its customers in a matching funds grant, with a goal of $180,000 to reconnect streams like Indian Ford Creek by repairing faulty culverts throughout the U.S. This year Orvis is donating $90,000 in matching funds so that every $100 you donate will. . .
Yesterday saw yet another step in the completion of the $62 million Penobscot River Restoration Project—a collaboration among the hydropower company that owned the river’s dams, state and federal officials, conservation groups, and. . .
Back in April, at the Orvis Guide Rendezvous in Missoula, Montana, my friend Todd Tanner told me about a concept for a video that his organization, Conservation Hawks, was planning. It’s hard to figure out the best way to get a serious message across, and we discussed several options. Looks like they nailed it.
When you visit the Orvis Commitment page on orvis.com, down in the lower right is “Our Partner Spotlight,” which calls attention to one of the many organizations that the company supports. This month’s featured partner is The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), whose mission couldn’t be clearer: “to save the bay, and keep it saved.” Here is their latest update: . . .