Category Archives: Oregon Conservation News

Army Corps Denies Pebble Permit

From the Wild Salmon Center – Nov 25, 2020 Author: Oakley Brooks The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers rejected the Pebble Limited Partnership’s permit for a mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska. The Army Corps today denied Pebble Mine a key … Continue reading

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Reminder Raffle Tickets Still Available – Wild Steelhead Art Raffle to Fuel Wild Steelhead Conservation

Reminder – Raffle Tickets Still Available I have included images of the consolation prize of a dozen beautifully tied Steelhead Flies. Is your living room or fly tying room in need of some sprucing up? If so, this beautiful wild … Continue reading

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City Club of Eugene – Fire on the River – McKenzie River Holiday Farm Fire Discussion

Joe Moll from the McKenzie River Trust, Gordon Grant Research hydrologist for the U.S Forest Service, and Jared Pruch Director of Community Impact at United Way of Lane County discuss and assess the recent fire on the Mckenzie River.

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Thank Oregon and California State Governors, Congressional and Tribal Leaders

From Native Fish Society Tuesday, November 17, 2020 will go down in the wild fish history books. A historic Memorandum of Agreement between the states of Oregon and California, Pacific Corps, Yurok and Karuk tribes and Klamath River Renewal Corporation … Continue reading

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Historic deal revives plan for largest US dam demolition

From AP News By GILLIAN FLACCUS November 17, 2020 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An agreement announced Tuesday paves the way for the largest dam demolition in U.S. history, a project that promises to reopen hundreds of miles of waterway along … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Fish Conservation Reading – Nov 15th, 2020

Here are some great articles about conservation efforts moving the needle towards more fish in our waters. From The News Review -GILLIAN FLACCUS The Associated Press Fishing, environmental groups sue over Umpqua River dam WINCHESTER — A coalition of environmental … Continue reading

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Wild Steelhead Art Raffle to Fuel Wild Steelhead Conservation

Is your living room or fly tying room in need of some sprucing up? If so, this beautiful wild steelhead pencil illustration might be just what you need. Plus all proceeds from the raffle of Paul Vecsei’s gorgeous wild steelhead … Continue reading

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Opinion: Northwest states’ action on Columbia Basin salmon offer a needed lifeline

From Oregonlive.com By Guest Columnist Lucinda George Simpson and Giulia Good Stefani Simpson is a descendant of the Chief Joseph Wallowa band of Nimiipuu (or Nez Perce) and a youth group leader on the Nez Perce Reservation in Lapwai, ID. … Continue reading

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival – Hosted by McKenzie River Trust

Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour from Eugene Join the Upper Willamette Stewardship Network for an evening of short films showcasing our earth’s natural wonders and the amazing stories of those working in conservation, streamed virtually in HD to … Continue reading

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DRIFT BOAT FOR A BENJAMIN – NATIVE FISH RAFFLE

From Native Fish Society Win a Rogue Drift Boat from Ray’s River Dories & help the Deschutes River That’s right, a brand new Ray’s River Dories Rogue drift boat, complete with a Baker Trailer and a pair of Sawyer Lite … Continue reading

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TAKE ACTION for Klamath Revival

From Our Friends at Native Fish Society On Friday, October 23rd, Save California Salmon, the Klamath Justice Coalition, and Ancestral Guard are calling for an Un-Dam the Klamath Day of Action. This Day of Action is critical right now as … Continue reading

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#SAVETHESOUTHFORKSALMON | Take Action Now!

Our friends at Rising shared this with us. A tragedy is unfolding on the South Fork Salmon River Idaho. Midas Gold Corp is proposing a large scale mining project (Stibnite) at the headwaters of the East Fork South Fork Salmon … Continue reading

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Special Thanks Anglers – Wildfire Relief Auction Raises $7500

Huge thanks to Patagonia, Simms, Sage, Echo, Lamson, RIO, Fishpond, Nautilus and Winston for donating items to our Wildfire Relief Auction. Huge thanks as well to local fishing guides Clay Holloway, Ty Holloway, Matt Ramsey, Mike Reardon, Kyle Duke, Lou … Continue reading

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Patagonia Film- “Pubic Trust”

Please take the time as soon as you can to watch this outstanding film produced by Yvon Chouinard and Robert Redford. In a time of growing polarization, Americans still share something in common: 640 million acres of public land. Despite … Continue reading

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Oregon Habitat Conservation Plan – Action Alert

From Native Fish Society On Tuesday, October 6, the Oregon Board of Forestry will be presented with a choice: take the next step to pursue a Habitat Conservation Plan to protect fish and wildlife on state forest lands or continue … Continue reading

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