#whitefishlivesmatter – Canary in the Coal Mine

While some have responded to the massive Yellowstone River fish kill with the sentiment “it’s just whitefish,” blogger Jess Mcglothlin reminds us that Mountain Whitefish are an important native species to the Yellowstone ecosystem, and also a “canary in the coal mine” for stream health. Read more of more from Mcglothlin Because…

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WeFishASA’s Podcast Interview – Part II

Listen to the follow-up exclusive interview of Trout Headwater’s Mike Sprague by WeFishASA’s hosts Steve Sarley and Dave Kranz.  The three discuss water, resource restoration, and the challenges of our changing environment. Listen to the interview as well as hear a trout fishing expert talk about trout habitat and all…

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WeFishASA’s Exclusive Podcast Interview with Trout Headwaters’ Mike Sprague

“I’m having my mind blown here!” So said host Steve Sarley on the podcast last week just before he invited Mike to come back the following week to answer even more questions about Trout Headwaters’ sustainable approach to stream, river, wetland, and habitat restoration over the last 20+ years. This…

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Is Climate Change Already Affecting Gamefish?

Fact Alert – the following is based on science, not opinion, so proceed at your own intellectual peril! Four recent studies have found climate change has impacted both cold and warm water species. The American Fisheries Society found this news so important that it devoted the latest issue of its…

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Can this Innovative Approach help Flood-Weary Farmers Stay on their Land?

Will chronic floods force farmers in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley to abandon farms that have been in their families for generations? Will catastrophic flood events that used to occur every 10 years but have become annual events for the last five years, cause some forward-thinking farmers to consider a major…

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Is This After Video Really From The Same Property?

Could an environmental wasteland left behind by an abandoned sawmill in Idaho’s Lower Coeur d’Alene Watershed actually be transformed into an oasis for wildlife fleeing nearby deadly landscapes? Could putting a permanent conservation easement on the site and spending more than a decade repairing and restoring the area really renew…

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