Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Conservation" Tag

Industry Shouts & Murmurs – Feb. 16-22

Shouts and Murmurs is a weekly summary of news items that affect the preservation and protection of our out of doors, public lands, and fly fishing avocation [...]

February 22, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

These sugar barons built an $8 billion fortune with Washington’s help

"Men lie about that spoonful. Some cry about that spoonful. Some die about that spoonful. Everybody fight about a spoonful." [...]

February 16, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

ASMFC’S February meeting and what it means for stripers

Maryland submitted a “conservation equivalent” proposal to reduce the size limit from 20” to 19”, along with an inline circle-hook requirement for bait fishing. [...]

February 15, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Washington State Senate votes to ban farming of Atlantic Salmon

Washington State Senate has voted by a wide margin of 35-12 to ban the farming of Atlantic salmon once existing leases for the cultivation of the non-native fish have expired. [...]

February 13, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Nitrogen pollution crisis

An environmental catastrophe looms, nitrogen scientists say, and the world urgently needs to develop strategies to prevent it. [...]

February 8, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Industry news, shouts & murmurs 

Our new Industry News format synopsizes stories that may be of interest to a broader base of readers. It helps keep each week's editorials more focused [...]

February 7, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Dereliction of nets kills birds and game fish

Abandoned traps and fishing nets get the headline, but that discarded coffee cup, cigarette butt, fishing line, lure packaging makes its way to the ocean, and it kills too. [...]

February 5, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

EPA blocks Clean Water Rule

The EPA put a two-year suspension on the Clean Water Rule, an Obama-era policy defining which waters can be protected against pollution and destruction. [...]

February 2, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Don’t blame “them,” it’s been us all along

Killing animals for the boast of it, overfishing for the greed of it, denying climate change and stealing public lands are a few of the fatuous’ favorite things [...]

February 1, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

EPA Chief reverses course on Pebble Mine in Alaska

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is unexpectedly maintaining restrictions on the Pebble Mine in southwest Alaska where Bristol Bay's wildlife would be at great risk. [...]

January 30, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide