Monthly Archives: February 2014

Family Reunited with Lost Dog After 13 Days, Thanks to the Kindness of Strangers


Written by: Phil Monahan

The Donovan family are ecstatic about having Cody back.
Photo via lifewithdogs

Here’s a great story of a community coming together to help reunite a family and their beloved dog. When Cody the Labradoodle bolted from his harness on Valentine’s Day, he ran into a wooded preserve in. . .

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EPA Announces That It Will Consider Blocking Pebble Mine


Written by: Daryl Kenny

Today’s announcement is another victory in the battle to stop Pebble Mine, but the war isn’t over.
Photo by Pat Clayton

Two days ago, we asked you to send an email to the Environmental Protection Agency, asking that the agency use its authority to protect Bristol Bay from the dangers proposed by Pebble Mine. Today, the EPA announced today that it is invoking its authority under the Clean Water Act to determine whether it should. . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 02.28.14


Written by: Phil Monahan

Welcome to a new edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. We have a light selection this week, just ten videos, but there is some great cinematography and editing on display. I think we’re in the late-winter doldrums, as folks in the Northern Hemisphere anticipate. . .

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Fun Photos: Dogs Using Human Furniture


Written by: Phil Monahan

He’s kinda got the right part of his body on the couch.
Photo via thebarkpost.com

The furniture in your home is designed with human comfort in mind, but dogs are quite built like us. The BarkPost has pulled together 20 great photos of dogs using our furniture in often unique and bizarre ways. Who are we to. . .

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Angling Art: “Along the Delaware, Spring” by Galen Mercer


Written by: Phil Monahan

“Along the Delaware, Spring,” Oil on Canvas, 2013
by Galen Mercer

Artist Galen Mercer lives along the Battenkill in West Arlington, Vermont. Canadian by birth, he’s the grandson of two painters and the son of another, so it’s kind of in his blood. Here’s what he had to say about. . .

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