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In case you missed it, our own Ty Churchwell had a wonderful op-ed in the Herald recently in which he puts the current efforts to save Hermosa Creek in the wider context of our values during this special time of year. Thanks to Ty for his hard work on the Hermosa Creek protection bills now working [ READ MORE... ]
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If you missed Wednesday's general meeting, you missed a great presentation by New Mexico Game & Fish fisheries biologist Marc Wethington. Wethington filled us in on what the heck has been going on with the marsh above Baetis Bend (it is a new wetland area) and, of more interest to us, with the [ READ MORE... ]
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The recent shutdown of the federal government has delayed the construction of the fish-migration barrier on the East Fork of Hermosa Creek. This, in turn, has forced the cancelation (at least for now) of the scheduled Five Rivers Trout Unlimited Volunteer Work Day. The weather will now determine if [ READ MORE... ]
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By Franklin Tate Sometimes it is downright difficult to put something into words. Try as you might, you can’t take a personal experience and capture it in sentences or paragraphs. Language up and fails you, neglecting to convey, translate or relate. Such was my challenge as director of TU’s [ READ MORE... ]
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Thanks to all who came out for the Annual Animas River Cleanup on Saturday. Chapter President Buck Skillen noted that we had 30+ volunteers come out (not bad for picking up trash on such a nice day) and saw that we had some representatives from the boating community come out. Thanks for helping us [ READ MORE... ]
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Too much  water - not too little - is on the mind of most Coloradans right now. But that was not the case earlier this summer. Member Bob Rosenberg and I had a conversation at last week's general meeting about the fate of some of our favorite streams during the fires earlier this summer. Bob was [ READ MORE... ]
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Professor, author, photographer and fishing guide Steven J. Meyers will be the featured speaker for the next general meeting of the Five Rivers Chapter of Trout Unlimited on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the Lost Dog Bar & Grill. In addition to working as a fishing guide at Duranglers for more than [ READ MORE... ]
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Fall is almost here and that can mean only one thing:No, not Broncos' season - It's time for the annual fall cleanup on the Animas River! Join us Sept. 21 at 10 a.m. at Santa Rita Park as we once again take care of the beautiful river at the heart of town. Each year, Five Rivers and its friends [ READ MORE... ]
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When you bring water from across the state and serve it to more than a million people in the Denver metro area, you’re bound to hear some differing opinions on how you operate. While the issues are endless, one, in particular, seems to be at the heart of the most passionate debates: the nexus of [ READ MORE... ]
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Once again volunteers will be needed to help with the joint Five Rivers/US Forest Service restoration of Hermosa Creek. The river is being reclaimed for native cutthroat trout and this year the Forest Service has plans to construct barriers that will prevent non-native species from migrating back [ READ MORE... ]
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