Mention grassrooots and environment in the same sentence these days, and the mind fills with images of fresh-faced-naive-as-hell-20-something liberal arts students handing out flyers downtown in Hip City, USA. But in truth, all significant change begins at the grassroots level, town by town, with people making different choices day-to-day. One of the most inspiring grassroots organizations dedicated to wild fish restoration is the Native Fish Society (NFS). The NFS leans distinctly away from stereotypes. It is, in fact, an amazingly inspired group. I recently attended the NFS River Steward Retreat on the Deschutes. I left inspired.
For more information visit the NFS Website
NFS River Stewards discussing their projects and motivations