Orvis/TU 1,000 Miles – Farmer Creek

Map of Nestucca-Neskowin Watershed
Photo by Nestucca-Neskowin Watershed Council

In the fall of 2013 a broad coalition of partners and funders celebrated the completion of …

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Photos: A Vision Worth Saving in Bristol Bay

Written by: Pat Clayton

The world’s largest runs of wild salmon, including sockeyes, spawn in the rivers of Bristol Bay.
All photos by Pat Clayton

Editor’s note: Last April, we posted about photographer Pat Clayton‘s goal to spend the summer in Alaska to photograph the region threatened by the proposed Pebble Mine. Here are some of his images and thoughts on the. . .

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Salt River Study: Fish, Ditches & Pelicans

Written by: Jim Gregory

A WY Game & Fish employee holds a healthy trout from the Salt River
Photo by Trout Unlimited

Everyone who has been around irrigation water for very long knows that fish sometimes end up in canals and ditches. But how many fish end up there, what becomes of them, and how it affects the fish population are much more difficult questions, and answers vary widely between canals. Trout Unlimited, Wyoming Game and. . .

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Video: The Alaska Nutrient Cycle

When we talk of stopping projects such as Pebble Mine, we often focus on the human-centric effects—such as lost sport-fishing opportunities, the collapse of a centuries-old way of life, etc.—but here’s a beautiful video that looks at the salmon’s place in the nutrient cycle of the. . .

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1,000 Miles Horseshoe Brook

An Impressive Before & After
Photo by TU staff

Replacement of the Horseshoe Brook culvert in Stratford, NH is part of the Orvis/TU 1,000 Miles campaign; an effort to restore and reconnect fish habitat across the country. The Brook is a tributary of Nash Stream, which was significantly impacted by a catastrophic dam break …

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