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... ]
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... ]
A little over a year ago, Marc Payne won an essay contest for the right to join TU on a blogger tour of Yellowstone National Park, where he helped remove non-native lake trout from Yellowstone Lake and learn more about how invasive species are threatening the native cutthroat trout and grayling of... [ READ MORE... ]
For those who are interested in why energy development matters to trout, and how renewable energy can provide more water than any other one action, please visit the American Wind Energy Association Blog site at http://aweablog.org/blog/post/connecting-the-dots-trout-water-and-renewable-energy .... [ READ MORE... ]
Video of Payback: TU volunteers in action
How does Trout Unlimited get so much great stream restoration work done? At least part of the answer is TU's army of grassroots volunteers. Check out this new video, called "Payback," that showcases the Snake River Cutthroats chapter and their hands-... [ READ MORE... ]
The 2013 salmon fishing season in Alaska is still under way but already it’s a record year. As of late August, fishermen have sustainably harvested more than 254 million salmon in a tightly regulated commercial fishery. The last time the Alaska salmon harvest hit those levels was 2005, the previous... [ READ MORE... ]