Suppose you had a faulty culvert that was all set to be retrofitted to improve fish passage, and suppose a particularly tempestuous storm called Irene came to call! Courtesy of our friends at Trout Unlimited, here’s the story of what happened to the Woodlawn Cemetery culvert on Nason Brook in Rochester, VT under just those circumstances….
For the second year in a row, an Orvis Customer Matching Grant has been awarded to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Oyster Restoration program. Oysters are one on Mother Nature’s most efficient water filters, and through the increase of their numbers and health, the health of the Bay is being reclaimed….
Check out this amazing timelapse video of the repair of a wildly dysfunctional culvert on Fish Creek, UT. For more information on how Orvis is partnering with Trout Unlimited to. . .
George Creek Culvert Project – Nestucca River, Oregon
The Nestucca River on Oregon’s North Coast is a major producer of wild salmon (chinook, coho, chum) and trout (winter steelhead and coastal cutthroat). George Creek is a critical spawning and rearing tributary to the lower Nestucca used by all of these species.
Otter Creek Culvert Replacement, Bear River watershed (Utah)
Otter Creek is a located within the Bear River watershed in northeastern Utah among rolling sage brush hillsides. It’s a wide-open and remote watershed…
For Orvis CEO Perk Perkins, conserving the great outdoors is his price of admission…
The following is a piece that recently appeared in the Huffington Post, authored by PBS “Saving the Ocean” host Carl Safina and Rare CEO Brett Jenks:
You know that hunger and the oceans are on a collision course when your 89-year-old mother phones you — as Safina’s mom did this morning — and says, “Did you see the article saying that we’re driving seafood extinct? We’d better go get some oysters and some blackfish before they’re all gone!” The irony wasn’t entirely lost on her…
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…