TRCP, Labor Unions Urge Leaders to Heal Habitat While Healing Economy

Conservationists advocate plan for improving natural resources, job market via stimulus package

WASHINGTON – In a joint letter, the Building and Construction Trades Department of the AFL-CIO and the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership today called on Senate leaders to swiftly pass


A conservationist writes:
I've noticed that no one has been mentioning that Gregg, as Commerce Secretary, would have a huge role in overseeing two agencies, NOAA and the National Marine Fisheries Service, that implement ocean and fisheries policies. Considering that Gregg has openly backed offshore

Condor release scheduled March 7 in Arizona

BOISE, Idaho – Four California Condors will be released to the wild in the Vermilion Cliffs Monument in northern Arizona at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 7. The public is welcome to observe the release from a viewing area where spotting scopes will be set up and experts will be available to answer

The Gorge: Part 2

In the "Drift Tank"

After the beat down I took on the Deschutes it was time to switch it up. I had planned on fishing the Deschutes from sunup to sundown but I realized the wind and hordes of anglers were not going to make this a pleasant day. Instead, my friend Matt and I got in our cars and crossed the Columbia River into Washington State. Matt lives in a small town on the Washington side of the Columbia and fishes the local rivers there. We hopped in his drift boat, which was more of an armored vehicle and we crashed our way down the river.