In the West, water rules.
“It is literally the lifeblood of anything and everything,” says Dick Jefferies of Fort Collins, Co.
Jefferies grew up on a farm in Eastern Colorado.
North Carolina angler Jim Mabrey understands the nexus between headwaters and the nation's larger streams. He's in Washington D.C. this week, meeting with members of Congress and their staff to share his message of the importance of protecting those small waters.
The voting is on for The Drake's Fly Fishing Video Awards and we've got to admit -- we've got a soft spot for steelhead.
Longtime trout angler Jeff Ripple, a surveyor and part-time fishing guide, understands the connection between clean water and good fishing. That's why he supports sensible protection of Pennsylvania's headwaters.
Posted in Washington - 9WA
Extra! Extra! Read The Olympia Chapter Newsletter – July Issue Here
Trout Unlimited's Jeff Reardon's blog post for Orvis brings attention to recent culvert replacement projects in Maine far up the Penobscot River watershed.
Posted in Five Rivers - 451
Be sure to visit the photo album from our July 12 work day on Hermosa Creek!
Energy development, particularly natural gas extraction, is an important issue in the East. TU volunteer leader Dr. Nick Weber of Maryland has produced an excellent primer on the high volume hydraulic fracturing (tracking) method of natural gas extraction that has become increasing more common as [ READ MORE... ]
Posted in Conservation
Trout Unlimited today released a statement directed at the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee that is considering three bills this week aimed at derailing a transparent, science-based process that could lead to the protection of the irreplaceable Bristol Bay watershed from the worl
Posted in Mid Atlantic Council 9MD
A presentaion by Nich Weber on Fracking in Maryland delivered at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, May 2014. Nick serves on the Governor's Advisory Commitee on Frackikng.