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.
A Yellowstone cutthroat trout from Idaho's South Fork of the Snake River.
This week, the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund turns 50. Wouldn't it be nice if Congress, in celebration of this vital piece of legislation, desposited the full $900 million into the fund for only the second time... [ READ MORE... ]
By Austin Williams
After pledging in 2010 to bring about an end to old-growth logging on the Tongass National Forest, the U.S. Forest Service has failed to find first gear, and may have ground the shifter into reverse. Last week, despite staunch public opposition, the Forest Service approved the... [ READ MORE... ]
by Randy Scholfield
Denver Post outdoors writer Scott Willoughby continued his excellent recent series on Colorado's "Best Wild Places" with a feature article on the Roan Plateau, a rugged backcountry area in western Colorado where TU has been working for 15 years to protect watershed habitat and... [ READ MORE... ]
This is the third and final installment in a series of posts detailing the connection between the failed tailings dam at the Mount Polley Mine in British Columbia and the proposed Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay and the planned transboundary mines in western B.C. You can read the first installment here... [ READ MORE... ]
by Randy Scholfield
Hermosa Creek, it's time for your close-up.
The Denver Post's outdoor writer, Scott Willoughby, recently announced a series of columns about Colorado's "Best Wild Places" -- and I was pleased to see that the inaugural column in the "Best Wild Places" lineup showcased Hermosa... [ READ MORE... ]
The Taku River, southeast Alaska's greatest sockeye salmon stream, runs at the base of Taku Glacier southeast of Juneau.
Editor’s note: This is the second in a three-part series about how the Mount Polley mine dam disaster could have devastating impacts on salmon in Alaska if proposed mines are... [ READ MORE... ]
Image: Cariboo Regional District Emergency Operations Centre
Editor's note: This is the first in a three-part series. Coming next, why the Mount Polley disaster could repeated in the transboundary region of British Columbia and Southeast Alaska. The second installment is available here.
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TU President and CEO Chris Wood joined host Rob Keck over the weekend on Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Radio, which airs Saturday mornings at noon Eastern on Sirius/XM Rural Radio, Channel 80. Among other things, Chris talked with Rob about fishing with his kids on the Potomac, the latest progress... [ READ MORE... ]
Colvin Matheson casts on the Big Wood River during the Big Wood Single Fly event Sunday.
Dave Perkins and Justin Petty tallied 90 total points to claim first place in the first-ever Big Wood Single Fly title in Sun Valley, Idaho, over the weekend. Perkins also won the Biggest Trout award,... [ READ MORE... ]
A huge gold and copper mine, proposed for northwest British Columbia just 19 miles from Alaska, moved a step closer to becoming a reality this week.
Fishermen, tourism operators and tribes in Alaska, meanwhile, are raising red flags about the project and its potential to contaminate downstream... [ READ MORE... ]