July 1, 2016

Watch Live: America’s Voice for Conservation, Recreation and Preservation

Here is the link to watch the AVCRP forum today: http://www.c-span.org/Live-Video/C-SPAN3/ Monday, October 31 at 2 p.m. Eastern “America’s Voice for Conservation, Recreation and Preservation” (AVCRP) will host a forum for members of the national news media in Washington at the National Press Club, to examine findings from a major new economic report and to hear […]

Last Minute Notice – COLEMAN Contest!!


Sorry for the last minute notice, but one of our long-time OBN supporters – Coleman – notified us about a contest being run right now.   Click HERE for the details: Contest Instructions What does the outdoors mean to you? Coleman is helping organizations that encourage America’s youth camping groups to “CONTINUE EXPLORING” the outdoors by […]

Archery Deer Hunting 101

It’s deer season. The air has that distinct chill, the leaves have dropped. I went streamer fishing for two hours today, but everywhere I went on the way home, plump deer scurried everywhere, in a hurry to get their chow on. Deer season opens October 1 here in Michigan, but I’m only now starting to […]

America’s Great Outdoors Progress Report

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On October 12, the Administration released a progress report on the America’s Great Outdoors Initiative. President Obama launched AGO in April 2010 to foster a 21st century approach to conservation that is designed by and accomplished in partnership with the American people. In February, the Council on Environmental Quality, U.S. Department of Interior (DOI), U.S. […]

OBN Friday Notes: 10/28


Across the OBN this week: Blog Tips: How to Setup a Filtered Blog Roll ~ Creating a Real Home (page) – WordPress Conservation: Big win for the backcountry ~ Media Event: America’s Voice for Conservation, Recreation and Preservation ~ Briefing: Creating Jobs on America’s Public Lands ~ TU sponsors 2012 Fly Fishing Film Tour ~ Condit Dam Removal  Outdoor Talk: Fly Fishing Hall of Fame Inductees  ~ […]

Condit Dam Removal


The removal of the Condit Dam on the White Salmon River in Washington made a big splash this week. The Oregonian posted a video (click here) with an explanation of the Dam, why it is being breached and footage of the big boom. Source: Moldy Chum

Fly Fishing Hall of Fame Inductees

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The Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum recently inducted their new members into the Hall of Fame. The class of 2011 includes Roderick Haig Brown, John Alden Knight, and the teams of Doug Swisher and Carl Richards and Barry and Cathy Beck. These people are significant contributors to the sport of fly-fishing through their respective […]

TU sponsors 2012 Fly Fishing Film Tour

Oct. 27, 2011 Contact: Chris Hunt, Director of Communications, (208) 406-9106, chunt@tu.org Chris Keig, Fly Fishing Film Tour, (303) 815-1070, ip@mayflymedia.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TU sponsors 2012 Fly Fishing Film Tour Organization hopes to reach filmgoers with message of conservation WASHINGTON, D.C.—Trout Unlimited announced today that it will sponsor the 2012 edition of the Fly […]

Briefing: Creating Jobs on America’s Public Lands

Jobs on Public Lands

Creating Jobs on America’s Public Lands Tuesday, November 1, 2011 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Mott House, 122 Maryland Avenue NE, Washington, DC Breakfast will be provided.  America’s public lands include some of our most treasured places, icons from the Grand Canyon to Yellowstone. But as three new reports detail, these areas are also economic engines […]

Media Event: America’s Voice for Conservation, Recreation and Preservation


MEDIA ALERT: Theodore Roosevelt IV and CEO’s of The Nature Conservancy, Ducks Unlimited, Wilderness Society, National Trust for Historic Preservation and Other Leaders of Massive New Conservation Coalition Address New Economic Report and Immediate Conservation Funding Crossroads in Congress  Presented Monday October 31 by “America’s Voice for Conservation, Recreation and Preservation” at The National Press […]