Conservationists team up with ranchers, loggers, turncoat fishermen

The Nature Conservancy is also partnering with the timber industry in California and Alaska to restore salmon by felling trees to create stream habitat.  The group also has partnered with the fishing industry. It bought out fishing permits in California and in  Maine to protect millions of acres of ocean habitat, then leased the permits back to fishermen who agreed to fish sustainably. Read More. Get mad!