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Twenty-four hours. That is how long it took for the U.S. House of Representatives to pass a resolution to make it easier to sell or transfer America’s public lands. The fight for our public lands started on day one of the 115th Congress. On Tuesday, the House of Representative voted on a rules [ READ MORE... ]
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TU and project partners removed tailings materials that averaged 3 feet in depth and buried the streambank along Lion Creek, a tributary to Clear Creek in Colorado.   By Lauren Duncan In late November 2016, Trout Unlimited’s Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) team wrapped up a successful restoration [ READ MORE... ]
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Back in the 1970s, many of Montana’s great rivers such as the Madison and Clark Fork were in decline, after decades of pollution, damming and drying up streams. Today, Montana’s trout fishing is world class. Partly that’s because back in the 1970s, Montana biologist Dick Vincent found that stocking [ READ MORE... ]
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A recently acquired water lease on Utah's Weber River could help migratory native Bonneville cutthroat populations survive low water events. Trout Unlimited photo. By Paul Burnett Working within the constraints of Western Water Law to develop mechanisms for keeping water in streams is a slow and [ READ MORE... ]
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UPDATE: You can tell the Senate to get rid of the bad drought rider in WRDA before that chamber's floor vote by clicking here: https://www.votervoice.net/TU/campaigns/48803/respond .   It’s no secret that the American legislative process has some disagreeable aspects. Some pieces of law get passed [ READ MORE... ]
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Students from McKinnon Elementary School watch as a recenty tagged fish is released as part of an Adopt-A-Trout program in Wyoming. Hillary Walrath photo. By Hillary Walrath A small creek in southwest Wyoming just got a big upgrade. This past November, a push-up style diversion was improved to a [ READ MORE... ]
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Trout Unlimited worked with the Ramsay family to restore an important creek for both native cutthroat trout and farmlands in southwestern Wyoming. Jackson Ramsay photo. By Jackson Ramsay In August of 2000, a wildfire ripped through the rugged country of southwest Wyoming. At the time it was the [ READ MORE... ]
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Roan Plateau: One of Colorado's last best places.   By David Nickum For more than a decade, the battle over Colorado’s Roan Plateau—a beautiful green oasis surrounded by oil and gas development—raged in meetings and in courtrooms. At issue: Would the “drill, baby, drill” approach to public lands [ READ MORE... ]
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Nearly 9,000 native Bonneville cutthroat trout, the state fish, were recently released in Mill Creek Canyon east of Salt Lake City. Mill Creek is now an entirely native fish system with Bonneville cutthroat, mountain suckers and longnosed dace all reintroduced after nonnative fish were removed. [ READ MORE... ]
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Photo and poem by Erich Frie, TU Teen member serving on the national Youth Leadership Council and Board Member of Hacklebarney TU, New Jersey.   Only in Dreams     I dream of a babbling brook Untouched by man That meanders through the countryside But this is only in dreams     I dream of the purest [ READ MORE... ]
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