This blog highlights conservation issues we feel are important to fly fishers and others who love outdoor sports, and we cover the latest and most pressing environmental issues affecting wildlife habitat and resource conservation. Orvis believes that, if we are to benefit from the use of our natural resources and environment, we must be willing to act to preserve them. Therefore, the company commits 5% of pre-tax profits to protecting nature.
Today’s announcement is another victory in the battle to stop Pebble Mine, but the war isn’t over. Photo by Pat Clayton
Two days ago, we asked you to send an email to the Environmental Protection Agency, asking that the agency use its authority to protect Bristol Bay from the dangers proposed by Pebble Mine. Today, the EPA announced today that it is invoking its authority under the Clean Water Act to determine whether it should. . .
As most of you surely know, Orvis commits 5% of pre-tax profits to protecting and sustaining the natural world—not only now, but for all who follow. Each year, the company and its customers support specific causes through the. . .
Written by: Scott Hed, Alaska Sportsman’s Alliance
Editor’s Note: Anarticle on the investing site The Motley Foolyesterday suggests that the massive mining company behind the Pebble Project, Northern Dynasty Minerals, is in real financial trouble. In fact, the final sentence argues that. . .
The National Fish Habitat Partnership has just released its first video in a series highlighting the work of the National Fish Habitat Partnerships across the country. The first video is focused on restoration efforts on Aaron Run, a tributary of the Savage River in. . .
We are really enjoying the images being posted by photographer Jason Houston while he’s on assignment in Belize for Rare.org and Orvis with The Environmental Defense Fund, documenting their fisheries management work there. Click “Read More” to see a few of his dispatches so far: