Orvis News Conservation Blog My friend Phil Monahan shot me an email asking if I would write a recap of The Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture Annual Partnership Meeting for the OrvisNews Conservation blog. It was a great opportunity to help tell the EBTJV story so naturally I jumped at the chance.
On a recent, beautiful June afternoon local farmers, federal, state and local officials, conservation organizations and area residents gathered for an announcement by the United States Department of Agriculture naming the 67,000-acre Smith Creek watershed as Virginia’s Chesapeake Showcase Watershed. The announcement was made on Gary and Ellen Lohr’s Valley Pike Farm overlooking the Valley […]
The folks at TRCP have some good news from the Department of Agriculture! Here is the Press Release: Administration Takes Action to Safeguard Roadless Areas Directive issued today defers backcountry management decisions to the secretary of Agriculture, helps conserve important fish and wildlife habitat and sustain outdoor traditions WASHINGTON – A decision today by the […]