Posted in Stream Ambassadors, Stream Clean-up, Conservation, Yakima River, Bellevue Issaquah - 109, Yakima - 094, The Front Porch, Trout Magazine, TU Businesses & Guides, Outdoor Communicators, Bend Casting Club, O and C Lands, Embrace-a-Stream, Small Streams
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... ]
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... ]
Today was a great day for public lands and conservation. Thanks ito the super-hard work of staff and volunteers, the Congress today passed stand-alone wilderness bills in Colorado (Hermosa), Montana (North Fork of the Flathead), New Mexico (Columbine-Hondo and Valles Caldera) and Nevada (Pine... [ READ MORE... ]
Posted in Stream Ambassadors, Conservation, Connecticut - 9CT, Greater Yellowstone Area, The Front Porch, Trout Magazine, Climate Change, Chapter Sites Users Group, TU Businesses & Guides, Outdoor Communicators, National Leadership Council - NLC
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... ]
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... ]
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... ]
Check out this time-lapse photography of James Prosek, a great friend of Trout Unlimited, and his awesome panoramic mural "What once was is no more: Passing like a thought, flight into memory"
On display at the Smithsonian. The mural... [ READ MORE... ]
My kids are stream explorers. Are yours? Join today! https://www.tumembership.org/youth/renew
Trout Unlimited's National Leadership Council created a climate change working group among volunteer leaders to help shape TU's approach to a changing climate--a huge step for TU's volunteers who are digesting the science of climate change and shaping TU's policy on this complex and often... [ READ MORE... ]