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.
One... [ READ MORE... ]
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... ]
By Randy Scholfield
We had only hiked a few miles into the Hermosa Creek backcountry when we heard something big crashing through in the brush just up ahead, across the creek.
“There it is!” whispered someone.
A cinnamon-colored bear loped up the steep slope, then sat on his haunches and stripped... [ READ MORE... ]
There's something perfectly normal about the vision of my two kids wandering together down a backcountry trail, fly rods in hand and a little bounce in their steps. I know how lucky I am to take in this image on a somewhat regular basis--living in a place where the ability to just start walking on... [ READ MORE... ]