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A recent collaboration between Trout Unlimited’s Idaho Water Project and Science Program will help ensure that projected impacts of climate change are incorporated into water resource work in Idaho.
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The Red River crashes into the Rio Grande deep in the gorge. On the rim 800 feet above, the confluence is hidden. Low pinon and juniper poke up from the flat, sage-covered mesa. To the east, the Sangre De Cristo Mountains loom. Below, the gorge stretches out before you, a long rent in the earth [ READ MORE... ]
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Note: this is part of a series of blogs detailing the Antiquities Act and national monuments that matter to hunters and anglers. Come back and visit in the coming days to learn more about your public lands and how national monuments conserve our hunting and fishing heritage.
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Henry David Thoreau has always had a mixed reputation here in Maine.  Sure, he may have been a giant of American literature and patron saint of the environmental movement, but he got nervous when his Penobscot Indian guide left him alone at the campsite for 90 minutes, started a forest fire in [ READ MORE... ]
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Blog Post BY shauna_sherard ON April 11, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Spotlight on Browns Canyon
What would Theodore Roosevelt do? He’d protect Browns Canyon.   The green drake hatch on Penns Creek. Browns slurping midnight Hex on the Pere Marquette. Salmonflies on Montana’s Madison River. The brown drakes of Silver Creek. These are some of America’s most celebrated moments in fly-fishing, but [ READ MORE... ]
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Blog Post BY shauna_sherard ON April 10, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Monuments 101
Note: this is the first in a series of blogs detailing the Antiquities Act and national monuments that matter to hunters and anglers. Come back and visit in the coming days to learn more about your public lands and how national monuments conserve our hunting and fishing heritage. And while you’re [ READ MORE... ]
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The Montana House of Representatives took the side of the hard rock mining industry when they voted to table a common-sense bill, HB 593, recently. HB 593, introduced by Representative Nate McConnell (D-Missoula), would have required an independent audit of mining companies every 3 years. These [ READ MORE... ]
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After intense pressure from sportsmen and a shift in legislative strategy, Oregon Treasurer Tobias Read said last week that he now supports keeping the Elliott State Forest in public hands. 
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A bill that would protect lands in Okanagan County from mining is moving forward after a markup in today’s Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing. 
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The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee marked up a bill that would protect more than 100,000 acres of habitat important to North Umpqua steelhead in Oregon.
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