Commercial fishermen and tribal leaders from Southeast Alaska are in Washington, D.C, this week. They're there to press for U.S. State Department action to protect their region's copius wild salmon runs, thriving tourism industry, and cultural resources from large-scale mine projects planned for... [ 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... ]
A little more time to tell your version.
We are very excited to see the terrific chapter origin stories that have been submitted in the Origin Stories group. Witnessing the perseverance and deep generosity of our grassroots members is the best part of developing and sharing these stories. We know... [ READ MORE... ]
The Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited is happy to announce its first annual fly tying contest, "Bring home the Benjamin," sponsored in part by Scott Cesari’s Fly Tying. The contest is part of the chapter’s ongoing effort to raise money for the various conservation and restoration projects... [ READ MORE... ]
If you know someone interested in trying out fly fishing this is a perfect oppurtunity to find out what it is all about.
Please join us for our May general membership meeting (open to the public) at the Hughes' Cancer Center in East Stroudsburg, PA for presentation on Casting for Recovery.
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... ]
Alaska’s top sporting event is the 1,000 mile Iditarod sled dog race from Anchorage to Nome and this year a woman whose passion is to protect Bristol Bay wild salmon is competing in the grueling long-distance event.
Monica Zappa, 30, is dedicating her first Iditarod race toward raising public... [ READ MORE... ]
by Mark Kaelke
TU Southeast Alaska Project Director
Alaska is a place ruled by seasons and cycles that get fairly predictable after you experience them a few times. We harvest fish, berries and our gardens in the summer, hunt and chop wood in the fall, do various forms of sledding or skiing, take... [ READ MORE... ]