Reprinted from Roll Call, April 10, 2015
Trout season — the harbinger of spring and warmer weather — is upon us, and I’m looking forward to taking my kids fishing and swimming in our favorite stream along our land in West Virginia.
It might not look like much, but we’re happy to catch bass and blue... [ READ MORE... ]
Bristol Bay, Alaska took another step toward protection today when multi-national mining giant, Rio Tinto announced it was donating its 19 percent interest in the proposed Pebble Mine project, and abandoning any plans to mine for copper and gold from the Pebble deposit.
Good news for trout and... [ READ MORE... ]
EPA and the Corps of Engineers Takes Step to Improve Fishing
For the past decade, a cloud has hung over 60 percent of the rivers and streams historically covered by the Clean Water Act, one of our country’s bedrock laws for protecting rivers, streams and wetlands. For more than... [ READ MORE... ]
By Chris Wood
That much closer…
Today, the head of the EPA announced that the agency would begin a process that could lead to the prohibition of industrial scale mining in Bristol Bay Alaska. Protecting Bristol Bay has been Trout Unlimited ’s top priority for nearly a decade. Tens of thousands of... [ READ MORE... ]
written for http://atightloop.com/Winter2014.html
I went to bed thinking about it. I awoke this morning still contemplating it. Later this afternoon, as I was engrossed in my annual What is TU? and What does Conservation mean to you? presentation for the Salmon in the Classroom students at Sheridan... [ READ MORE... ]
Many residents of West Virginia are in their fifth day without water as a result of a chemical spill into the Elk River. Our thoughts go out to the effected communities, and we wish the best to the cleanup crews who are working to contain the spill and restore the water supply. A federal... [ READ MORE... ]
The Northern Michigan horizon has been shrouded with steel-gray marshmallow like cloud formations for weeks now. The landscape appears as though someone turned the color/tint on the remote down to negative 15. This is the time of the year we look forward to the annual migration of the... [ READ MORE... ]