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.
Coho, pink and chum salmon, steelhead and cutthroat trout, and Dolly Varden char are benefiting from a recently completed restoration project on the Tongass National Forest in Southeast Alaska. Sitka black-tailed deer, wolves and black bears also stand to gain from habitat improvements in a... [ READ MORE... ]
Samuel Snyder, PhD
Alaska Conservation Foundation
In many ways fly fishers and trout enthusiasts are streamside scientists. Fly fishing at its heart requires basic streamside ecological knowledge. Beyond helping one pursue fishing more effectively, streamside ecology leads... [ READ MORE... ]
Flexibility. That’s what they’re calling it these days in the General Assembly. Giving someone the option to muck up and contaminate a stream or making it possible to pollute a stream to the point where it is a health hazard to fish, so long as someone else can return it to drinking water,... [ READ MORE... ]
It’s easy to overlook small tributary creeks, but they play a big role in ensuring river health—and fishing opportunities. In this video, Lyndy Caine, owner of fly-fishing paradise Firehole Ranch in Montana, speaks about her collaboration with TU to preserve healthy flows and habitat in Watkins... [ READ MORE... ]
The unheralded 40th anniversary of Montana adopting a wild trout management policy may surprise some Montanans. Perhaps it's even more surprising to Montanans that there is an anniversary of wild trout management, at all. But the anniversary is noteworthy for several reasons. Historically, the... [ READ MORE... ]
Big news out of Alaska this week. Just days after the EPA released its final watershed assessment showing the irreparable harm the proposed Pebble Mine would inflict on the Bristol Bay watershed and its priceless salmon and trout resources, U.S. Sen. Mark Begich of Alaska stepped up and opposed the... [ READ MORE... ]
It’s all about the water. Cold, clean fishable water provides quality fishing but it goes well beyond recreation. It also provides for healthy communities and strong economies. Protecting, reconnecting, restoring and sustaining the coldwater fisheries that flow through our communities and lives... [ READ MORE... ]
This video is based on a 3D Google Earth tour showing several years of restoration work Trout Unlimited and many partners and volunteers have accomplished on abandoned mine lands in the headwaters of the Boise River Watershed in Idaho.
Also provided is this link to a Google Earth Plug In Tour of... [ READ MORE... ]
By Tim Bristol
Over the past 7 years, Trout Unlimited has worked with local communities, Alaska Native tribes, the commercial fishing industry, jewelers, chefs, restaurant owners, and sportsmen and women across the country to stop the Pebble Mine.
After three years of study, the EPA has released... [ READ MORE... ]