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Browsing the "Endangered Species Act" Tag

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

A rare California trout species, Paiute cutthroat trout gets new lease

From 2013 to 2015, Silver King Creek and three tributaries were treated with rotenone [fish toxicant, to remove all non-native species. That was the first step. [...]

October 7, 2019 Conservation, Conservation News, Fly Fishing, Public Lands, RECENT, Slide

The greatest success story of the Endangered Species Act

The planet’s entire supply of known greenback cutthroats persisted only in a 4-mile stretch of Bear Creek - the south slope of Pikes Peak, outside their native range. [...]

May 20, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: Oct. 5 – 11, 2018

This past week more and more people seem to be expressing disfavor with the idea that someone thinks our America is his personal America. [...]

October 12, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Good News – Skagit River Steelhead Fishery Plan Approved

Any fly fisher would claim they’d reached Valhalla if all their angling was in rivers abundant with steelhead trout, and that each fish gleamed in the sun. [...]

April 19, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Oregon Steelhead on verge of extinction

“We are at a point where any more delays in the Willamette may condemn this run to extinction. We need to act now or extinction may be our legacy.” [...]

August 17, 2017 RECENT, Slide

State of Atlantic Salmon 2017

Atlantic Salmon are the Canary in the Mine for humankind. Every element of conservation, cooperation, and science are inextricably connected [...]

June 12, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Is climate change an opportunity for Atlantic salmon?

Current U. S. anti-science administration threatens to derail the future of Maine's heroic effort to restore the Atlantic salmon population [...]

May 26, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: Fishermen angle victory to protect link in ocean’s food chain

Blueback herring are a vital link in the East Coast’s ocean and coastal food web because they are a food source for striped bass, marine mammals and sea birds. [...]

March 28, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: GOP targets landmark Endangered Species Act for big changes

Republicans see an opportunity to advance broad changes to a law they contend has been exploited by wildlife advocates to block economic development. [...]

January 18, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide