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Browsing the "dams" Tag

Remove no longer useful dams, clean up the water and the fish will come

American River offers so many ways you can get involved with helping to protect and restore our nation's rivers. [...]

July 22, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Rivers & Dams, Slide

It just might be that salmon & honesty are equally important

Salmon are as vital to America's future as is honesty. We should relearn how to respect and support things of such value. [...]

April 10, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

2019: International Year of the Salmon

2019 is the International Year of the Salmon. Someday, we may have salmon throughout New England again. [...]

December 18, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Maine could magnify its allure by removing more dams

If you Google fly fishing, Maine - blogs will pop up, and you'll find the Hatfield and McCoys are really from Maine. Plenty of blame cards in that deck. [...]

August 20, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Salmon are booming in Oregon’s Rogue River

Obsolete dam removals have proven to be the salvation of rivers and the return of native fish, and an economic boost to the surrounding area. [...]

July 18, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: May 18 – May 24, 2018

Catch this weeks summary of news items that affect the preservation of the outdoors, public lands, and fly fishing's latest happenings. [...]

May 25, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Dams, fish, and our participation does matter

Tens of thousands of small dams—most of them small concrete or earthen dams—fragment rivers and streams, block fish passage and impair water quality. [...]

May 17, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

California salmon’s 2014 forced spawn

California’s persistent drought forced hatchery managers to resort to sucking baby salmon into tanker trucks for their man-made 280-mile migration toward the ocean [...]

January 11, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Strangled rivers, no salmon and no shad

We reduced fish runs through pollution and overfishing, but no action has caused as much damage as the construction of barriers along fish migratory routes [...]

July 18, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Take Action: Doubling down on the broken promise of fish hatcheries

Please take action today and tell NOAA not to list hatchery steelhead and salmon under the Endangered Species Act. The deadline to comment is December 20, 2016. [...]

December 15, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Uncategorized