Black Warrior Riverkeeper: Protecting Local Waters


Surrounded by Orvis colleagues, Birmingham Manager Mary Ellen McGlothlin presents a check to
Black Warrior Riverkeeper Executive Director Charles Scribner.
Photo by Orvis

Orvis Birmingham Helps Black Warrior Riverkeeper Protect Local Waters

On behalf of its Birmingham Retail Store, The Orvis Company, Inc. has made a $2,500 grant to the Black Warrior Riverkeeper. The grant supports the non-profit organization’s mission to protect and restore Alabama’s Black Warrior River and its tributaries….

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Photo of the Day: Girl’s Got Game


Merrill Tode and her Dad, Keith, proudly display her first trout.
Photo by Keith Tode

At an age when most little girls are obsessing about Disney princesses, Merrill Tode, age 8, is more interested in fly fishing. Her fascination began when she was around two or . . .

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Petfinder: Helping Less-Adoptable-Pets

Martin wasn’t stubborn and reactive…he was in pain!
Photo by Three Sisters Pet Rescue

We’ve all had the bad luck to be misunderstood! A pet that is perceived to have a behavior problem can be difficult to place. Sometimes, however, the underlying problem is medical — and treatable. For example, when Martin, a young Beagle, arrived at Three Sisters Pet Rescue in Cincinnati, Ohio, he’d been labeled “stubborn and reactive”

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Virginia is for (Oyster) Lovers


One of the many benefits of oyster restoration
Photo by Rappahannock River Oyster Company

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Oyster Restoration Project is one of the recipients of an Orvis Customer Matching Grant. You’re welcome!

The following article, by Mary Winston Nicklin, appeared in a recent issue of USA Today:

The sun sets over the Rappahannock River and the al fresco crowd at Merroir, the acclaimed waterfront tasting room…

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Casting for Recovery: Orvis Challenge!


CfR Retreat participants
Photo by Casting for Recovery

Every 2 minutes a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer.

Casting for Recovery is an amazing organization, devoted to enhancing the quality of life for women with breast cancer through a unique program that provides breast cancer education and peer support with the therapeutic sport of fly fishing….

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Petfinder: Freedom!!!


Isabella
Photo by York County SPCA

Life is tough enough as a shelter dog. Imagine you’ve been abandoned because your healthcare costs were too much for your family to handle. And at the shelter, those health issues require you to be placed in quarantine for. . .

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