Hermosa Creek: a backcountry treasure
by Randy Scholfield
Colorado has a message for Congress on the Hermosa Creek watershed protection bill: Just pass it already. Editorial writer Alicia Caldwell's column in today's Denver Post pointed out that the popular recreation area near Durango is supported... [ READ MORE... ]
The morning light in the window is soft and bright. The old Labrador takes her time getting up out of bed. It’s cold in the room and I’m lamenting the fact that I didn’t turn the heat on last night.
These are signs of a spring in the Rockies. No need to check the forecast. No need to check the... [ READ MORE... ]
Small Company, Big Dedication to Conservation
Scott Hed - Sportsmens Alliance for Alaska
Leading up to the start of winter “show season,” I asked some of our terrific partner brands from the fly fishing industry to contribute a few prizes for a promotion we ran during the Fly Fishing Show tour... [ READ MORE... ]
Sen. Bennet (center) tours Hermosa Creek area with bill supporters.
By Ty Churchwell
Sportsmen and women from the southwest corner of Colorado continue to be hopeful the Hermosa Creek Watershed Protection Act will soon receive markups in the subcommittees of Congress. In the meantime, Trout... [ READ MORE... ]
Yellowstone cutts vs. lake trout:
Get the Facts
Trout Unlimited strongly supports the ef- forts of National Park Service, U.S. Geological Survey and others to recover the native Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout (YCT) popula- tion associated with Yellowstone Lake and the Upper Yellowstone River... [ READ MORE... ]
Statement in Tribute to Billy Frank, Jr.
Trout Unlimited was saddened to learn of the unexpected passing of Billy Frank, Jr. Mr. Frank, up until the very end, was a tireless advocate for tribal treaty rights and for Pacific Northwest salmon.
A member of the Nisqually Indian Tribe in south... [ READ MORE... ]
By Steve Trafton
Trout Unlimited will host its Annual Spring Dinner Thursday, May 8, at the Central Park Boathouse in New York City. We are honored to present a Trout Unlimited Conservation Leadership Award to Oakleigh Thorne, father and son. The Thornes are the only father and son ever to serve on... [ READ MORE... ]
By Jack Williams
A New Handbook for Managing Small Streams and Riparian Areas has just been released by Trout Unlimited and the Aldo Leopold Foundation. The 2nd Edition of My Healthy Stream: A Handbook for Streamside Owners is now available.
The new edition has been updated and includes a new... [ READ MORE... ]
After caring for their trout for more than seven months in their schools, Trout in the Classroom students from NYC say goodbye to their trout as they release them into their watershed streams.
Shortly after they watch their little (and usually named) trout swim away, they often wonder how they will... [ READ MORE... ]
By Jeff Reardon
Once again, I am humbled by the tenacity of TU’s volunteer corps. Earlier this month, the Maine House of Representatives voted, 119-23, to override Governor Paul Lepage’s veto of a bill to ban “motorized recreational gold prospecting” in 12 of Maine’s best salmon and brook trout... [ READ MORE... ]