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.
I had to opportunity to fish with TU staffers Justin Bezold and Phaedra Booth on the Yakima River yesterday. We've been planning this trip to introduce them to the Yakima, and discuss some new programs associated with the Teanaway Community Forest and Washington Water Project here in WA. Although... [ READ MORE... ]
As part of our Climate Change Work Group activites, Jack Williams lead scientist for Trout Unlimited and Bill Lanzoni, Connecticut NLC and Climate Change Work Group member shared thoughts on "The Yankee Fisherman" on October 30, 2014.Listen to the rebroadcast here: http://www.hanradio.com/5762-... [ READ MORE... ]
I was a sophomore at Kenyon College in Ohio when I first heard about Elk Creek and the steelhead run.
Seven years before, at age 13, my father had taken me on my first and only steelhead trip to the Salmon River in Pulaski, N.Y., and the memories were still fresh. The drift, a soft take almost as... [ READ MORE... ]
By Kyle Perkins
Hundreds of people turned out for a public hearing Saturday in Salida, Colo., to show support for a Browns Canyon National Monument. The droves of “I support a Browns Canyon National Monument” stickers were visible evidence of the overwhelming support, along with speaker after... [ READ MORE... ]
(Photo by Jeff Nichols)
By Mark Kaelke
I am undoubtedly the least tech-savvy employee in the Trout Unlimited (TU) Alaska program but I try to make up for this deficiency by hoarding almost every piece of electronic information I have ever received or created. Although admittedly a misguided... [ READ MORE... ]
By Chris Wood
Last night, members of Congress came up with a bipartisan agreement to include significant land protections within a defense authorization bill that will likely come up for a vote in the House of Representatives this week, and the Senate next week.
It's been five years since we have... [ READ MORE... ]
Video of A Better Path: Stewardship of the Metolius River
Editor’s note: Happy Trout Tuesday! This is part of an ongoing series looking at an incredible and underloved species of fish - the interior redband trout - and a recently signed Conservation Agreement that will promote conservation of... [ READ MORE... ]
It is so familiar to hear how climate change/urbanization/energy development/pick your issue are degrading fish habitat and leading to species decline. We should celebrate when the obverse is true.
There is a great essay in this month's American Fisheries Society journal, Fisheries, and an... [ READ MORE... ]
Alaska’s Tongass National Forest is back in the news again, this time in a Los Angeles Times article about a new economic study focusing on logging, salmon, tourism and how the Forest Service is spending your tax dollars in the country’s largest and wildest national forest.
The article quotes... [ READ MORE... ]