Posted in Stream Ambassadors, Conservation, Potomac River Wild Fish Challenge, Trout Magazine, Chapter Sites Users Group
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... ]
Posted in Stream Ambassadors, Guadalupe River, Guadalupe River - 066, Texas - 9TX, The Front Porch, Trout Magazine, Trout Unlimited Council Chairs, Outdoor Communicators
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... ]
Posted in Stream Ambassadors, Conservation, Potomac River Wild Fish Challenge, Little Cacapon River, Site Bugs, Chapter Sites Users Group
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... ]
Posted in Stream Ambassadors, Veterans Service Partnership, Conservation, West of The Rockies, Colorado TU, Greater Yellowstone Area, Backcountry, TU Women's Discussion, Southeast Alaska, Climate Change, Outdoor Communicators
Chris Wood, president and CEO of Trout Unlimited, delivers the annual State of TU presentation to members during September's annual meeting in Madison, Wisc.
No matter your line of work, getting the buy-in of the "younger crowd" is becoming increasingly important. A decade ago, I was editing a daily newspaper here in Idaho, and while content and ethics and objectivity remained my highest priorities, readership was something I couldn't ignore. My [ READ MORE... ]
Posted in Stream Ambassadors, Drift Boats, Conservation, West of The Rockies, Photographers, Backcountry, Renewable Energy, Wyoming Range, Little Mountain
Steven Brutger and Louis Cahill search for Cutthroats and Balance in the Wyoming Range in the most recent issue of This Is Fly Magazine. Please have a look and read why the Wyoming Range should stay as it is. If you haven't read Louis Cahill and Kent Klewein's blog 'Gink and Gasoline' take some [ READ MORE... ]
Jack and Barbra Donachy just donated their annual Alaska Permanent Fund paycheck to TU, as they did last year. Read an awesome post, from an otherwise awesome blog, about why. Thanks Barbra and Jack!
As we work to fine-tune TU's new website, the tools available under the "Leaders Only" section have been down for a few days, but will be available as early as Saturday, Sept. 27. Check the new site frequently and take the time to interact with the tools that are intended to create community within [ READ MORE... ]