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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... ]
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... ]
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. 
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. 
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.
Order will impact hunting and fishing heritage for generations to come An executive order signed by President Trump yesterday will likely have far-reaching consequences for hunters and anglers as temperatures warm.
​To everyone who drew a permit to float Montana's Smith let us be the first to say: Congratulations, you lucky son-of-a-gun. Not only are you about to embark on one of the country's most amazing floats, you have also earned the distinction of making nearly 10,000 hopeful applicants from across the [ READ MORE... ]
Blog Post BY shauna_sherard ON March 20, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Reforming mining in Montana
There is a systemic problem with the hard rock mining industry in Montana.
Land and water conservation are taking a direct hit in President Trumps proposed budget.  In his message to Congress, President Trump called the cuts “sensible and rational.” But after reviewing the budget, we at Trout Unlimited strongly disagree with some of his EPA and natural resource agency [ READ MORE... ]
Idahoans of all stripes descended on the Idaho Statehouse steps en masse last Saturday to show their support for keeping public lands in public hands.