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Blog Post BY mtdave ON February 3, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
Unintentional Bucket Biology
This is a good article about what I would describe as "unintentional bucket biology."  What is described here is not invasive bucket biology where someone knowingly introduces an invasive or non-native fish species to suit their interest in having this particular fish available to fish for in the
During a recent TU staff call, Chris Wood discussed the results of a TU staff survey. One of the survey areas had to do with various benefits of working for Trout Unlimited. 
Minnesota DNR to proceed with Zebra Mussel project on Christmas Lake.
The illegal introduction of non-native fish is a serious threat to our wild and native trout.  Following is a link to a very good PBS show on the illegal dumping and introduction of non-native fish in Montana, and what Montana TU is doing about it.   
Blog Post BY mtdave ON December 1, 2014 - 0 COMMENTS
South Dakota Zebra Mussel Update
Recent news on discovery of Zebra Mussels in Lewis and Clark Lake
Minnesota's Excelsior Brewing Company's  Milfoil and Zebra Mussel IPA , "invasive pale ale" has sold out!  Great story on bringing awareness to the aquatic invasive species issue.  Kudos to Excelsior!
Blog Post BY mtdave ON November 23, 2014 - 0 COMMENTS
MN Brewer Adds Zebra Mussels to New Brew!
Maybe we can drink our way to solving the Zebra mussel problem!  A new IPA, "invasive pale ale" uses Zebra mussel shells in a new brew.  Get some for your Thanksgiving celebration!  
Blog Post BY mtdave ON November 6, 2014 - 0 COMMENTS
AIS Prevention Success!
Following the recommendation to inspect, clean, and dry, we have found that prevention of spread of AIS can be successful.  Following is a link to a story about an AIS prevention success!
Blog Post BY mtdave ON October 28, 2014 - 0 COMMENTS
Kudos to Blue Ridge Mountain TU!
Congratulations and a hearty thank you to the Blue Ridge Mountain TU Chapter for hosting the recent fly fishing weekend with Project Healing Waters at Toccoa Bend. Check out the Blue Ridge Mountain TU Facebook page showing the wonderful images and powerful testimony from this great trip!  
Congratulations and thank you to Mike Schlimgen for his appointment as the new program lead for the TU VSP and PHW wounded warrior/Veterans fly fishing program in the San Antonio area.