Some poignant memories and heartfelt observations from DRA President Greg McMillan:
“The lower Deschutes River is monitored and managed by a complex ménage of
government agencies, the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, and of course
Portland General Electric.
So what does a group like the DRA have to add…
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…
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,”…
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….
Congratulations to our #BeardsForBison Instagram contest winner. . .
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….
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. . .