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Sunday
Oct192014

Historic plan to save endangered salmon, steelhead

In a historic agreement, the Army Corps of Engineers and NOAA announced an ambitious five-year plan to replace the worn out Buckley Diversion Dam and modernize its cache system to better protect the endangered Chinook salmon and steelhead.

Sunday
Oct192014

Sunday Toona - Summerteeth Edition

Saturday
Oct182014

Are Montana's invasive fish in for a shock?

A new paper from the Wildlife Conservation Society, Montana State University, Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, and the U.S. Geological Survey looks at the feasibility of electrofishing to selectively remove invasive trout species from Montana streams as an alternative to using fish toxicants known as piscicides that effect all gill-breathing organisms.

LINK (via: PHYS.ORG)

Saturday
Oct182014

Oil-Laden Cargo Vessel Without Power & Drifting Toward Canadian Coastline

Canadian media and the Council of the Haida Nation are reporting that a 443 foot Russian cargo vessel lost power early yesterday morning in gale-force winds, and is now slowly drifting towards the Canadian coastline. The Симушр (pronounced "Simushir") is a cargo vessel, but is also laden with over 110,000 gallons of "bunker fuel" (a heavy fuel oil) and 13,000 gallons of diesel fuel (500 and 60 metric tonnes, respectively).

LINK (via: SkyTruth)

Friday
Oct172014

Not Even Fair

Friday
Oct172014

Fly Fishing Daddy Leave

Paternity leave with Julius. Catching brownies in the lake and in diapers :)