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.
Trout Unlimited President and CEO Chris Wood delivered his annual State of TU presentation to members at TU's annual meeting last fall in New Mexico. The message? TU had a big year in 2014, and its members and volunteers continued to play a vital role in the success of the national organization.... [ READ MORE... ]
Utah National Public Radio aired a piece this week highlighting the work of Trout Unlimited's staff on the Upper Bear River.
Says Warren Coyler, Western Restoration Program Director for TU, “We always say the farmers and ranchers are kind of the first environmentalists. They’re stewards of the land... [ READ MORE... ]
My first fly fishing experience was almost 20 years ago in Colorado, on the Blue River in Silverthorne. You've probably heard of it, but I had just moved to Summit County on a whim - possible only because of an equally willing spouse with a sense of adventure and the unknown. I spent my youth in... [ READ MORE... ]
When heading to the river, or even thinking about it, as members of Trout Unlimited our vision becomes inherently multi-faceted. Heraclitus stated it perfect with "You could never step into the same river twice". We think of the target species, we think and review weather, flows, temps, and hatch... [ READ MORE... ]
Satellite transmitter will allow ranchers to remotely monitor flows and irrigation headgate.
By Jesse Kruthaupt
I was standing there looking at a trickle running down a very large ditch thinking, “Man, it’s going to be hard to irrigate with that.” It was the summer of 2012, and I was visiting with... [ READ MORE... ]
It is great to see TU chapters flex their muscle within their local communities in a way that benefits fish and people, too. Such is the case of the Valley Forge Chapter in Pennsylvania. I met a bunch of their leaders early this spring, and they took me on a tour of Valley Creek.
Valley Creek,... [ READ MORE... ]
The Rio Hondo in the newly protected Columbine Hondo wilderness.
by Toner Mitchell
I didn’t expect the reaction I’ve had to the news that two of my favorite wild places in New Mexico would be conserved in their present states until long after the end of my life. On Friday, the Senate gave final... [ READ MORE... ]
Thank-you ad to lawmakers that appeared in the Durango Herald this week.
by Ty Churchwell
Last week, a bill to permanently protect the Hermosa Creek watershed—a major Trout Unlimited focus area for preservation—received final approval in the U.S. Senate and will now go to President Obama for his... [ READ MORE... ]
A growing chorus of American Indian and Alaska Native organizations is raising red flags about threats to salmon, livelihoods and culture from large-scale mining in British Columbia.
The largest tribal organizations in the Lower 48 and Alaska announced this week that they are backing efforts to... [ READ MORE... ]
by Sam Snyder
Wild salmon lovers got an early Christmas present this week. Alaska’s new governor on Monday cut proposed funding for a controversial hydroelectric project on one of the state’s most productive salmon rivers.
Two months ago, I wrote this blog post about fishing the Susitna River,... [ READ MORE... ]