Modern society has convinced the outdoorsman in me that I was born too late. The rivers that I frequent are suppressed in spirit, their wonder restrained to their actual dimensions by urban sprawl, highways, and water treatment plants. When I take to the field, I thirst for the refreshing [ READ MORE... ]
The most beautiful places in my opinion, however, are the rivers and streams. Imagine yourself thigh-deep in a river. The rolling sound of the river, resembling boulders crashing together and rolling down a mountainside, is the only sound pervading your ears. The feeling of the water pushing [ READ MORE... ]
I enjoy, more than anything else in the world, spending time outside. The most amazing memories in my life have come from being outside. Public lands, especially national forests, have given me feelings of being connected which I would have never felt before.
In a world where the façade of ownership blinds and corrupts, public lands are the jewels that keep wildness a part of our lives. When people experience the natural world—where human intervention is minimal at best—there’s the chance to feel connected to something greater than ourselves. Public [ READ MORE... ]
If it weren't for the protection of public lands, my Montana might be a very different place. The vast majority of my memories and experiences have happened on public lands. I learned to hunt deer, migratory and upland birds on the grassy plains and foothills. I learned to fish in public [ READ MORE... ]
Nevadans can celebrate today, as a bill made by them, for them, took another step toward becoming a sure thing.
The visionaries behind this series took a cue from the publishers of the early 20th century periodicals. Back then the price of paper was cheap and it gave publishers the leeway to take chances on new and unconventional writing. Working off the premise that bytes are the new pulp, Pulp Fly has [ READ MORE... ]
As anglers, we know the importance of public lands. And we probably also know the problems that can arise when those especially sensitive lands are targeted for energy development. It's not always a happy ending. With that in mind, Trout Unlimited has been working with it's national partners to [ READ MORE... ]
Students who fish and hunt can write for trip to D.C.
Have something to say about public lands? Tell us and it could net you a trip to Washington D.C. to meet with national officials and conservation organizations.
Sen. Mark Udall announced legislation today that would protect Browns Canyon and the ever popular fishery of the Arkansas River by creating a 22,000 acres national monument near Buena Vista. The announcement has been a long time in coming - Udall has spent the last 18 months meeting with local [ READ MORE... ]