Current thinking on beavers identifies them as a desirable resource as well as a species to be maintained. Beavers and their dam building provide benefits including storing water, restoring eroded streams, limiting erosion, extending wet cycles in streams, preserving meadows and wetlands and... [ READ MORE... ]
Steven Kerrick in full field dress, Truckee River headwaters.
By Steven Kerrick
For many, the backcountry calls up images of fine, uncrowded fishing in incredibly scenic places. But the term also suggests some remote, inaccessible place you have to hike multiple days or take a float plane to get... [ READ MORE... ]
The votes are in and we are pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Origin Stories contest. We have really enjoyed this journey through the history of these fine TU chapters. If you haven't had a chance to see the stories, please visit the Origin Stories group page.
First, we would like to... [ READ MORE... ]
Voting time is here and we want to hear your voice! We have nine great submissions for the Origin Stories contest and choosing a winner will be difficult. Please visit the Origin Stories group page to find the stories and contest information.
Now comes the fun part — it's time to vote for your... [ READ MORE... ]
There was suprisingly little debris for such a busy area. We picked up what we could find and that amounted to about 4 full size garbage bags.
The pick of the day was a large warning buoy that we winched back up the hill with two pickup trucks.
I would like to thank those that made it, as well... [ READ MORE... ]
A recent study by the University of Oregon reports that fire suppresion costs have grown to exceed one billion dollars annualy. Would it not be better to spend these monies on forest restoration that would immunize the forest from major fire. At present Forest Service projects are directed towards... [ READ MORE... ]
On April 12th, as part of Creek Week, Sac-Sierra Trout Unlimited is hosting a cleanup day on Arcade creek. Later, we'll be at Carmichael Park for the Creek Week Celebration, with food and games, live music, and our Canvas Creek.
In the morning, our board member Bill Templin will be leading the... [ READ MORE... ]
Hey everyone! Join the Sagebrush chapter of Trout Unlimited in their efforts to clean up the Hunter Creek Trail Head. The cleanig will start at 9:00am and be followed by a BBQ lunch for all who participate.
Hunter Creek is a popular recreation spot for the Reno area, so lets keep it clean for all... [ READ MORE... ]
Join us again for the 3rd annual Sierra Trout Camp hosted with Ralph and Lisa Cutter!
Where: Sagehen Creek reasearch station, just north of Truckee, CA
When: June 21st-22nd, 2014
Who: This camp is designed for students ages 9-11
What: Sierra Trout camp is a kids camp created to teach kids ages 9-11... [ READ MORE... ]
Trout Unlimited California and the California School of Fly Fishing have announced their plans for the 2014 Trout Camp. Trout Unlimited's Sierra Youth Fishing Camp for children ages 9-11 . This weekend event will be held June 21 -22, 2014 at the UC Berkeley Sagehen Creek Field Station located on... [ READ MORE... ]