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​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.  
Senator’s Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley reintroduced legislation today that would protect one of the country’s best remaining populations of wild steelhead.
When we steelhead anglers think of steelhead water, we think of big, muscular rivers like the Skagit, Umpqua and Eel. We don’t usually think of small streams we can step across or even streams that go dry in the summer.  We should.
Blog Post BY shauna_sherard ON February 27, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Idaho Public Lands Rally
Want to stand up for public lands in Idaho?
Blog Post BY shauna_sherard ON February 27, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
TU statement on Clean Water Rule
Today President Trump signed an executive order that will being the process of unraveling the Clean Water Rule.
Blog Post BY shauna_sherard ON February 22, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Transfer=Sale Rings True In Idaho
 During our 30 days of Public Lands campaign last September, we detailed how with public lands TRANSFER = SALE. Although land transfer advocates argue better management, more access and local control, the simple fact is state land agencies have a long history of selling off our public land. This is [ READ MORE... ]
Trout Unlimited is working with Rock Creek Ranch owners, The Nature Conservancy and the Wood River Land Trust, to restore river habitat that has been impacted by years of grazing.