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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Navigating a Maze of Regulatory Issues

Luke Frazza, Trout Headwaters (THI) Vice President for Development met with key regulators and others in Washington recently as part of the National Mitigation Banking Association annual fly-in.  Frazza, along with other companies in the restoration industry, attended meetings with various congressional representatives, agency leaders, and committee staffers in support…

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Ag Mitigation Program – Voices of Concern

From the heart of the Prairie Pothole Region, writers Chuck Clayton and Jim Madsen, of the Izaak Walton League warn: ‘Be wary of ag wetland mitigation banks.’  In response to a much-publicized recent release of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s $9 million grant program for the development of agricultural mitigation…

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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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