There are a lot of people these days willing to make money and foward industrializtion with little respect towards the enviroment and ecology. Please share stories of conservation happening in your area.
No matter your line of work, getting the buy-in of the "younger crowd" is becoming increasingly important.
A decade ago, I was editing a daily newspaper here in Idaho, and while content and ethics and objectivity remained my highest priorities, readership was something I couldn't ignore. My... [ READ MORE... ]
Steven Brutger and Louis Cahill search for Cutthroats and Balance in the Wyoming Range in the most recent issue of This Is Fly Magazine. Please have a look and read why the Wyoming Range should stay as it is.
If you haven't read Louis Cahill and Kent Klewein's blog 'Gink and Gasoline' take some... [ READ MORE... ]
By Franklin Tate
Sometimes it is downright difficult to put something into words. Try as you might, you can’t take a personal experience and capture it in sentences or paragraphs. Language up and fails you, neglecting to convey, translate or relate.
Such was my challenge as director of TU’s... [ READ MORE... ]
Photo by prarierivers.org
Industrial-sized hog farms are coming to Arkansas. The first is now operating near the Buffalo National River in Newton County. A Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) is a method of mass-producing meat by confining large numbers of animals to small spaces. The C... [ READ MORE... ]
There’s reason to celebrate if you love to fish Southeast Alaska and understand the value of healthy wild salmon runs. There’s also reason to worry. Let’s start with the good news.
Southeast Alaska—home of the Tongass National Forest—recently wrapped up a record salmon fishing season. According to... [ READ MORE... ]
If the government shutdown doesn't end soon, Trout Unlimited in Pennsylvania will have incurred about $100,000 in local contractor bills it will have to pay, with no promise of being reimbursed by federal dollars budgeted for a number of restoration projects.
While TU is fiscally sound and could... [ READ MORE... ]
With sincere apologies (and a significant amount of gratitude) to Paul Harvey and Dodge, TU's communications staff recently produced the introductory video to Chris Wood's annual State of TU presentation (stay tuned--the whole speech will be online shortly) to membership at last week's annual... [ READ MORE... ]
Impacts from the government shutdown are trickling down to the conservation work TU is doing all across America, including in Virginia, where one project on Beaver Creek in Rockingham County is awaiting Natural Resource Conservation Service approval and another project that's been completed is... [ READ MORE... ]
The Tongass National Forest is in the news again. The federal agency that manages the 17-million-acre rainforest in Southeast Alaska says that it will revise the Tongass land management plan, the document that governs activities including logging, road-building, mining, habitat restoration, and... [ READ MORE... ]
Video of East Canyon Creek Christmas Tree Revetments
Have you ever been fishing in a stream and have come across old Christmas trees on the side of the stream? Ever wondered if someone just dumped them there or if they have a purpose?
Recently, a group of local volunteers put old Christmas trees... [ READ MORE... ]