We asked you to vote for your favorite “Angler’s Choice” river among American Rivers’ Ten Most Endangered Rivers in America. The votes are in, and the winner was The Colorado River.
The Fall River Conservancy (FRC) is nothing if not adaptive. In 2012 Orvis awarded them $20,000 to conduct a Eurasian milfoil pilot project. However, due to natural fluctuations in the density of the milfoil outbreak, this project had to be put on. . .
Last Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency released a revised version of “An Assessment of Potential Mining Impacts on Salmon Ecosystems of Bristol Bay, Alaska.” This is what’s called the “second external review draft,” and the agency will accept public comment on it until. . .
The Nushagak River drainage is just one of the fragile, vital watersheds
threatened by the proposed Pebble Mine project.
photo courtesy fishermenforbristolbay.org
Alaskans representing the voices of local residents, commercial fishermen, sportsmen, Alaska Natives, and business owners have descended on Washington this week to push for action on the stalled EPA process to protect Bristol Bay, Alaska’s sockeye salmon fishery and save 14,000 American jobs. The Pebble Mine, proposed by from a foreign mining conglomerate, will generate up to 10 billion tons of toxic waste at the headwaters of one of America’s most productive fisheries.
Our friends at American Rivers have released their annual list of The Ten Most Endangered Rivers in America, and the heart-wrenching video above highlights the river that topped the list – The Colorado.
At Orvis, we know the importance of protecting and restoring our nation’s rivers and streams, which is why we were proud to sponsor this report for the fourth consecutive year. In order to celebrate these rivers and spread awareness of their endangered status, we’re asking you to vote for your favorite among the ten…
If you’ve been poking around the Internet for long enough, you’ve surely run across images of trout by Pat Clayton, a.k.a. the FishEyeGuy. His astonishingly clear underwater shots show us our quarry in an entirely new light: in their own element. What he goes through for every shot speaks to his commitment…
I sat on the edge of the raft, watching the snags slip beneath us. There were thousands in the sixty miles of river, each of them clinging to twisted white bodies like the barbed wire of Verdun. Carcasses lined the shorelines like the aftermath of some apocalyptic battle.
Orvis has renewed its partnership with Trout Unlimited to reconnect more than 1,000 miles of fish habitat in streams throughout the United States, as CEO Perk Perkins and Vice Chairman David Perkins announced the company’s 2013 Customer Matching Grants for Conservation.
A national campaign to stop the controversial Pebble Mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay region is the top conservation priority for The Orvis Company, Inc., said CEO Perk Perkins and Vice Chairman David Perkins as they announced the company’s 2013 Customer Matching Grants for Conservation.