For the past 30 years The Conservation Fund has been a leader in land conservation, protecting over 7,000,000 acres across America….Read More
As part of the Orvis/TU 1,000 Miles campaign, Trout Unlimited has been working with the Bureau of Land Management and private ranchers to improve fish passage at culverts and irrigation diversions on the three forks of Otter Creek. Over a dozen fish passage improvements…Read More
On the arid Rocky Mountain Front, water scarcity is a constant. The Sun River flows 70 miles from its headwaters in the Bob Marshall Wilderness out of the Rocky Mountain Front to join the Missouri River outside the town of Great Falls, Montana. Although rugged in its mountain beauty, it is often called “next-year country,”…Read More
Orvis Guest Blog
By Pete Frost, Attorney, Western Environmental Law Center
Protecting Wild Fish in Partnership with Orvis
“Salmon ran in runs so thick you couldn’t see the bottoms of rivers, so thick people were afraid to put their boats in for fear they would capsize, so thick they would keep people awake at night with the slapping of their tails against the water, so thick you could hear the runs for miles before you could see them.”—Derrick Jensen
This scene —a West Coast stream teeming with wild salmon—was once commonplace.
But now, everything has changed….Read More
Congratulations to our #BeardsForBison Instagram contest winner. . .Read More
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….Read More
Formed in 2004 and fully funded by the National Fish Habitat Action Plan in 2006, the Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture (EBTJV) comprises public and private entities from Trout Unlimited to 17 state fish-and-wildlife agencies to renowned universities, which have joined together to halt the decline of brook trout and to restore. . .Read More
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…Read More