North Fork Smith Mineral Withdrawal Safe For Now!

February 21, 2018 – The Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue set letters to the Oregon Congressional Delegation confirming that the agency will not revisit the completed action that withdrew the Upper North Fork Smith watershed from new mining claims...

Season’s End

In the last post flows were hovering around high and we were sneaking in surveys wherever we could as this year’s coho wrapped up their lifecycle. By the end of February we had finished up one last journey through the survey frame to finish out this year’s...
In Between Storms

In Between Storms

Standing under the Jeep hatch to stay out of the rain I pull on my waders and strap on my boots. Both were shiny and new at the beginning of the season and both now hover on the edge of ruin. The inside of my waders are covered in Aquaseal patches and the felt on my...