Video Puts Words into Motion for Headwaters Program
By Franklin Tate
"Staying in the park was quite the experience," Wolfe said. "All pull-offs, side roads, parking lots for geyser basins and other attractions, and even the viewing area for Old Faithful geyser were barricaded. Visitors were quickly reprimanded by rangers if they were caught driving around the park [ READ MORE... ]
If the government shutdown doesn't end soon, Trout Unlimited in Pennsylvania will have incurred about $100,000 in local contractor bills it will have to pay, with no promise of being reimbursed by federal dollars budgeted for a number of restoration projects.
A Trout Unlimited "chop and drop" project to improve in-stream habitat
Impacts from the government shutdown are trickling down to the conservation work TU is doing all across America, including in Virginia, where one project on Beaver Creek in Rockingham County is awaiting Natural Resource Conservation Service approval and another project that's been completed is aw
Trout Stream Work in WV on Hold Thanks to Shutdown
A TU project in conjunction with the Natural Resources Conservation Service in West Virginia is on hold thank to the U.S. government shutdown, and if the government isn't funded soon, the fall work season will be over before it begins.
Longtime TU volunteer and outgoing trustee Paul Doscher is this year's winner of the prestigious Ray Mortensen Award for Volunteer Leadership, which is given annually to the volunteer who makes and extraordinary contribution to local coldwater fisheries conservation efforts.
"I know and you know that (Bristol Bay) is the premiere--in the world--sockeye salmon fishery and we are going to make sure that that is not impacted by any development in that area. That's what we have to do. That's our job."
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.