How’s this for a piece of paradise?!
Photo by Phil Monahan
Everybody loves a good investment! As the Orvis/Trout Unlimited 1,000 Miles Campaign wraps up the 2015 culvert repair season, have we got a deal for you! All through September Orvis will match your donation, dollar for dollar…but wait, there’s more: . . .
An endangered listing for the sage grouse would have far-reaching consequences in the West.Photo courtesy USDA
Our friends at Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership tell us that a ruling is expected this month regarding the sage grouse. The issue at hand is described here by Paul Wilkins, . . .
Native Brook Trout take advantage of a plastic lined diversion stream
Photo by Trout Unlimited
So how would you feel about having to wait thirty years to spawn?! Yeah, us too. But before we send you off to read about how Orvis and TU solved this frustrating situation for a bunch of. . .
Day 1, July 24, 2015
Photo by Joe Norton
If you’ve ever wondered about the “how” of a culvert replacement project, TU’s Joe Norton invites us along on this beautifully documented project at Wood’s Brook, on the Indian Stream. . .
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy Supports more than 6,500 elephantsPhoto via Lewa
The iconic animals of the African plains have been a highly discussed topic in recent weeks. And with yesterday being World Elephant Day, we wanted to take the time to recognize the great work Lewa Wildlife Conservancy has done with their protection of none other than…
Loose on the Neuse July 19th, 2015
We have all heard the expression “load the boat,” but usually we are referring to whatever fish species we are after that day. Just over a week ago, associates at Orvis Raleigh set out to. . .
Dams throughout the Columbia watershed continue to cut off salmon from their spawning grounds.
The Columbia River may very well top the list in a conversation about iconic western river systems. Deemed the second most endangered river by American Rivers, the flows and eddies of the Columbia are far different than the ones paddled by Lewis and Clark in this nations first great western adventure…
Photo by Frank AF Petersens via Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
This sub-population of Grevy’s has become a focal point in Lewa’s research which has contributed to improving the long term national strategy plan. Earlier this spring a monumental field mission took place, Marwell Wildlife conservation biologist Dr. Zeke Davidson set out with a team from Lewa and KWS staff in an effort to…
The replacement of the Dry Brook culvert opened up 1.8 miles of high quality trout habitat in the Beaverkill watershed.
Photo by TU September 2014
Nestled in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains near Roscoe, NY, the Dry Brook can now flow freely once again thanks to another successful culvert replacement by our friends at Trout Unlimited and their 1,000 Miles Campaign.
“With small-scale fisheries restoration in mind, Rare challenged teams to develop a measuring board or other system to automatically measure and record fish length.”via Rare
It isn’t often that the worlds of competitive computer hacking and the improvement of our fisheries collide, but that is precisely what occurred at this year’s Fishackathon.