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Blog Post BY rscholfield ON February 19, 2016 - 0 COMMENTS
Hodge receives USFS award
Drew Peternell, director of TU's Colorado Water and Habitat program, called Hodge one of the "real stars" of TU's Colorado staff. "He understands that collaboration and building partnerships are key to getting conservation work done on the ground, where it counts.”
Blog Post BY rscholfield ON February 12, 2016 - 0 COMMENTS
Thinking big, with NRCS help
“Broad partnerships and large-scale restoration efforts are essential to successful conservation, but have historically been a challenge to implement,” said Steve Moyer, TU’s vice president for government affairs, in a TU release. “By providing grants for regional partnership efforts, the RCPP is [ READ MORE... ]
Blog Post BY rscholfield ON February 2, 2016 - 0 COMMENTS
Teddy's legacy in crosshairs
We can’t keep taking our public lands and the fantastic fishing and hunting opportunities they offer for granted—because some misguided firebrands and their friends in Congress are hell-bent on taking them away from us.
Blog Post BY rscholfield ON January 25, 2016 - 0 COMMENTS
A message from Santa Fe
As one of the speakers noted, “Public lands are our birthright.” And if states and special interests succeed in taking control of them, say goodbye to access. These lands likely would be sold to the highest bidder, locking out sportsmen and other recreationists.
Blog Post BY rscholfield ON January 21, 2016 - 0 COMMENTS
Public lands: Monumental
Extremists like those who have taken over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge have proven that they have no interest in working together to solve land management challenges – they simply want to steal our public lands. On the other hand, sportsmen have been, are, and will continue to be at the [ READ MORE... ]
Blog Post BY rscholfield ON November 19, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
CO Water Plan a win for fish, rivers
“Instead of fighting over a dwindling resource, with winners and losers, Coloradans should work together to find solutions that meet all of our diverse needs, from agriculture and industry to recreation and the environment. Collaboration is key,” said Drew Peternell, director of TU’s Colorado Water [ READ MORE... ]
Blog Post BY rscholfield ON November 13, 2015 - 1 COMMENTS
Water partners: TU and ag
Because agriculture is a major user of water in the West, TU staff have been working for more than a decade on cooperative projects with farmers and ranchers that benefit both irrigation delivery and healthy stream flows. Collaboration is the future of water in the West.
Blog Post BY rscholfield ON October 30, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
Sportsmen back the Rule
Make no mistake: Sportsmen won’t sit by idly and let some in Congress trash Clean Water Act protections, leaving communities and valuable wildlife and fish habitat at risk—in perpetuity. Not without a fight.
Blog Post BY rscholfield ON October 28, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
Sportsmen, get involved
Jason is speaking to New Mexico sportsmen, but his message applies to all sportsmen: If we don't get involved in making those public land use decisions on issues like forest management and access, others will make those decisions for us. And we just might wake up one morning and find that our best [ READ MORE... ]
Blog Post BY rscholfield ON October 23, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
Finding a stream for Greenbacks
After much consideration by Colorado Parks and Wildlife, it was decided, based on monitoring data from the West Denver TU Chapter, the creek was a great spot to reintroduce native greenback cutthroat trout.