20th Anniversary Edition of Trout Headwaters RecentWORK

Now available for iBooks or in hard copy from Amazon, Trout Headwaters anniversary edition of RecentWork, features stream, wetland and habitat restoration projects from across the United States.  Hundreds of photos, as well as quotes on nature and the environment are assembled in this concise volume first published in 2009. This latest revised volume has…

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Our Contaminated Fish – Tissue Health Declining

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s latest report on U.S. Coastal Waters (National Coastal Condition Assessment 2010) shows concerning evidence of declining fish health. “Ecological Fish Tissue Quality is rated good for less than 1% of the nation’s waters. This means there is a potential threat to the most sensitive predators…

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Fish Migration Barriers – Battles Continue in the Pacific Northwest

The Associated Press reports that federal appeals judges recently heard arguments about whether Washington state should have to spend billions of dollars to replace culverts under roadways which are migrations barriers for salmon attempting to reach their spawning grounds.  In a case which could have major implications for dams and…

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Coldwater Anglers – Wading Warming Water

A recent study, published in the journal Fisheries, reports that anglers in search of trout will spend more time driving and less time fishing as warmer air temperatures reduce access to available cold water habitats.  Building on research done at Penn State University, new modeling shows that anglers pursuing brook trout…

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Judge Temporarily Blocks Yellowstone River Dam

The Billings Gazette reports that U.S. District Judge Brian Morris has ruled that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to do adequate environmental study before moving ahead with a planned $59 million concrete dam across the Yellowstone River.  The project, which was scheduled to start construction this month near…

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River, Stream and Wetland Restoration – Trout Headwaters Video

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