The Orvis Conservation Blog speaks to our impassioned belief that if we are to benefit from the use of our natural resources, we must be willing to act to preserved them, an ethos we practice by committing 5% of pre-tax profits to conservation.
Written by: Scott Hed, Alaska Sportsman’s Alliance
Editor’s Note: Anarticle on the investing site The Motley Foolyesterday suggests that the massive mining company behind the Pebble Project, Northern Dynasty Minerals, is in real financial trouble. In fact, the final sentence argues that. . .
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. . .
The National Fish Habitat Partnership has just released its first video in a series highlighting the work of the National Fish Habitat Partnerships across the country. The first video is focused on restoration efforts on Aaron Run, a tributary of the Savage River in. . .
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. . .
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. . .
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 …