If you spent the Fourth of July weekend outdoors anywhere across America, there's a good chance you visited public parks, monuments or public lands that belong to you and all Americans thanks to the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
This fund was created by Congress in 1964 with the purpose of... [ READ MORE... ]
A nice Dolly Varden from a small stream on Prince of Wales Island.
I first visited southeast Alaska in 2004, the guests of a family from my home state of Idaho who had acquired a fishing lodge at the northern tip of Prince of Wales Island.
The lodge was--and still is--known for its salmon and... [ READ MORE... ]
Many sportsmen/women and conservationist seem to have mixed feelings about renewable energy these days. As I travel the country to do my job as renewable energy coordinator for Trout Unlimited I hear many who are concerned about the footprint that renewable energy projects leave especially when on... [ READ MORE... ]
By John Zablocki
The question of whether or not trout can successfully negotiate beaver dams in streams has for years been the subject of intense debate by anglers, fisheries managers and scientists. Rightfully so: whether or not beaver dams present barriers to trout has important implications. ... [ READ MORE... ]
And now a new season begins, the pure November season of the russet earth and withered leaf and bare twigs and hoary withered goldenrods, etc.
Henry David Thoreau. November 10, 1858.
That pure season showed up around November 6 this year. A month earlier, the foliage was a showy distraction to... [ READ MORE... ]
Posted in Stream Ambassadors, Veterans Service Partnership, Conservation, West of The Rockies, Colorado TU, Greater Yellowstone Area, Backcountry, TU Women's Discussion, Southeast Alaska, Climate Change, Outdoor Communicators
Chris Wood, president and CEO of Trout Unlimited, delivers the annual State of TU presentation to members during September's annual meeting in Madison, Wisc.
Bristol Bay lodge owner Nancy Morris Lyon asks Administrator McCarthy about the EPA's plans to protect Bristol Bay from the impacts of the proposed Pebble Mine.
The Environmental Protection Agency is doing exactly what it should do in regard to the proposed Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska, and... [ READ MORE... ]
Posted in Stream Ambassadors, Drift Boats, Conservation, West of The Rockies, Photographers, Colorado TU, Boulder Flycasters - 082, Fly Fishing Film Tour, The Front Porch, Backcountry, Trout Magazine, Climate Change, Idaho Trout Unlimited, Renewable Energy, Wyoming Range, Little Mountain, Thompson Divide, Rio Grande del Norte, Sportsmen Ride Right, The Green River, Alpine Triangle, Dolores River, National Public Lands Day - 2013
National Public Lands Day is Saturday September 28, 2013. Get out to support your public lands.
Posted in Stream Ambassadors, Drift Boats, Conservation, West of The Rockies, Photographers, Colorado TU, Boulder Flycasters - 082, Fly Fishing Film Tour, The Front Porch, Backcountry, Trout Magazine, Climate Change, Idaho Trout Unlimited, Renewable Energy, Wyoming Range, National Public Lands Day - 2013
The recent National Wildlife Federation report on climate change, Swimming Upstream, lays out a very uncertain future for America's trout and salmon that need cold, clean water for their very survival. The good news is, TU has been working for years all across the country to arm our prized trout... [ READ MORE... ]