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Ocean to Idaho

Ocean to Idaho

Jan 19, 2022 | One Comment

I’ve known Kris Millgate, CEO of Tight Line Media, for almost nine years. We met when I was executive director of the Outdoor Writers Association of America. We’ve become close friends, and I’ve followed her career with great interest. Last year our worlds overlapped again when she set out to film the 850-mile migration of […]

Biden Administration Requests Public Input on the American Conservation and Stewardship Atlas

Biden Administration Requests Public Input on the American Conservation and Stewardship Atlas

Jan 11, 2022 | No Comments

At the end of December, the Biden administration released the first annual progress report on the America the Beautiful initiative. The report highlights steps the administration has taken during the past year to support locally led and voluntary efforts to conserve, connect, and restore lands and waters across the nation. Read the progress report factsheet […]

Join Us January 21st for the Network’s First Waterside Chat, Featuring Linda Behnken

Join Us January 21st for the Network’s First Waterside Chat, Featuring Linda Behnken

Jan 10, 2022 | No Comments

Join us for an online discussion with Linda Behnken on January 21st, at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT, the first episode of the Network’s new livestream series, Waterside Chat. Linda will talk with the Network’s Tom Sadler about challenges facing small commercial fishermen in Alaska and around the country. Register for the free Waterside Chat […]

Christmas Came Early For Shortfin Makos

Christmas Came Early For Shortfin Makos

Jan 5, 2022 | 3 Comments

Perhaps no one ever captured the essence of the shortfin mako as well as Ernest Hemingway: He was a very big Mako shark, built to swim as fast as the fastest fish in the sea and everything about him was beautiful except his jaws. His back was as blue as a swordfish’s and his belly […]

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