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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.
Blog Post BY rscholfield ON October 15, 2015 - 2 COMMENTS
Lessons of a Stream Master
Bill Zeedyk, stream restoration master. Photo: Randy Scholfield By Randy Scholfield 
Blog Post BY rscholfield ON September 21, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
Congress, don't kill this program
Jack Bombardier, guide and LWCF supporter, on the Colorado River by Randy Scholfield
Blog Post BY rscholfield ON August 27, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
Lees Ferry on the rise
By Randy Scholfield
Blog Post BY rscholfield ON August 25, 2015 - 4 COMMENTS
Animas spill: All clear?
True, the river and its stellar Gold Medal trout fishery seem to have survived the initial plume—that’s great news. But TU scientists and other experts caution that it’s too soon to know what the long-term impacts on the river and fishery might be. For instance, the layer of contaminated sediment [ READ MORE... ]
Blog Post BY rscholfield ON August 3, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
EPA climate plan: About time
This is a serious threat to the sport and fisheries we love. We don’t need more talk as usual. We need action. The EPA’s Clean Power Plan, announced by President Obama Monday, is the kind of bold step that anglers and sportsmen have been waiting for.