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Taking down the empire by cutting us, the public, out of public lands

The Forest Service is ratcheting up its timber quotas by 45%—levels of timber production our forests haven’t seen in decades - less staff = more mistakes. [...]

October 21, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Losing public accountability, Public Lands, Slide

Many never gauged his recklessness, until now

"The millions of children newly back to school could give this administration’s officials a basic science lesson: wetlands and streams connect to larger rivers." [...]

October 2, 2019 Clean Water Rule, Conservation, Donald Trump, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide

Admin hid EPA analysis questioning Bristol Bay Pebble Mine, key doc reveals

The Trump administration has abandoned EPA's decades-old system of ranking and grading environmental impact statements. Instead disregards science. [...]

August 21, 2019 Conservation, Pebble Mine LP, RECENT, Salmon Fishing, Slide

Want great fishing? We need clean water everywhere

An $887,000,000,000 outdoor recreation economy, dependent on clean water, is about to start shrinking rapidly. [...]

April 15, 2019 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Government cutbacks on clean water protections ignore stream science

The Trump administration has announced plans to cut back the number of wetlands and creeks protected under the Clean Water Act, which regulates water pollution in the U.S. [...]

December 21, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

RX drugs: Down the drain and into our salmon

The metabolic disturbance evident in the fish from human drugs is severe enough that it may result in failure to thrive and early mortality. [...]

April 26, 2018 RECENT, Slide

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

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

Opinion: Why so quietly give up “Best Idea Ever?”

Forgetful of the future, the current administration has surrendered us all to its present state of mind... extermination of the public lands, rather than attempt the difficult - thankless job of conservation [...]

September 21, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Citizens understand the connection between water and climate change

America does want America great again - not what’s being made of it today. Destroying clean water and polluting the atmosphere isn't "greatness" [...]

September 12, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide