You may recall the lyrics from the old Joni Mitchell song, “They paved Paradise, they put up a parking lot…”. The Paradise at risk this time is nothing less than our own incomparable Grand Canyon! American Rivers reports that the Number 1 Most Endangered River in the USA is the Colorado in the Grand Canyon. This video explains why
Our friends at American Rivers announced their annual list of irreplaceable U.S. waterways that face serious threats in 2015…
The following article, written by CBF Senior Naturalist John Page Williams, was first posted on the CBF website on April 1, 2015:
Oyster Shelly is on the move! After vacationing in the Caribbean Sea for the winter, she, along with the osprey, have come back home to the Chesapeake. We’ve been tracking Oysters Shelly, Rocky, and Pearl throughout their migration. Check it out . . .
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…