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By Randy Scholfield Our public lands in the West face a host of pressures these days: oil and gas development, more intense wildfires, invasive plants and drought, among others. Unless it’s done responsibly, renewable energy development could add significantly to those pressures on our public lands [ READ MORE... ]
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  By Kate Miller As another wildfire season begins to heat up, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will meet Thursday to review comments and take testimony related to a draft legislative proposal aimed at improving resilience in our national forests and easing agency budgets stretched [ READ MORE... ]
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By Randy Scholfield “We are facing a water urgency in the West,” said Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon, at the outset of hearings today on drought legislation in the Senate’s Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power.  And at the outset, Sen. Wyden commended Trout Unlimited and “ [ READ MORE... ]
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Hello Yakima River Headwaters TU members and volunteers!    One of our goals for the Teanaway is an interactive map, housing water temperature and quality data, habitat projects, and organizations/partners in the watershed. At the recent IFFF Fair in Ellensburg, this idea was brainstormed further [ READ MORE... ]
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Join us on Wednesday, March 16th at 7 pm to review and participate in planning our Teanaway River programs. Our future projects will allow us to place 6 water temperature monitors within key headwater zones of the Teanaway River and software to help us track and study the data. This data will be [ READ MORE... ]
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"Legislative Alert - please call or email today!" There's a potential vote of HB2467 tomorrow if our voices are heard - this will introduce necessary regulations to protect spawning and rearing habitat for protected headwaters fish species from suction dredge mining. Currently, there are few [ READ MORE... ]
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***Location Change*** We've moved the meeting location for December's meeting to The Palace, in Ellensburg, WA. The meeting starts at 7 PM, with the Board meeting at 6 PM to discuss our Youth program, fundraising, and the 2016 Teanaway Plan. The general meeting will be a review of our 2015 projects [ READ MORE... ]
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Don't forget about the November meeting on Wednesday the 18th. Social hour at 6 PM, meeting begins at 7 PM. We are hosting Gabe Temple from the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife, sharing his presentation on 25 years of catch & release history on the Yakima River. Also, our [ READ MORE... ]
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Join us for our monthly meeting to learn more about the strategic goals for 2016, join/form a committee, and meet other members of the Chapter. Here's our plan for 2016 - engage local youth and develop programs to inspire the next generation of conservation leaders, increase our knowledge of " [ READ MORE... ]
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The Yakima River Headwaters TU Chapter recently completed the first of many events on Crystal Creek, an intermittent tributary of the Yakima. Historically, the area of Roslyn and Ronald, WA were mining towns, and Crystal Creek bears the legacy of those operations. Smaller tributaries and springs [ READ MORE... ]
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