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Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge gives hope to coaster brook trout

Published in Public Lands Month, Featured

For two decades, Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge has been the site of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service efforts to restore self-sustaining populations of coaster book trout. Trout Unlimited has been a partner in the work. The efforts haven’t been successful, but have increased knowledge about this unique form of brook trout and what could be needed to restore the fish to Lake Superior tributaries.

TU and Partners Launch Coaster Brook Trout Web Site, Directory of Researchers and Newsletter

4/22/2004 TU and Partners Launch Coaster Brook Trout Web Site, Directory of Researchers and Newsletter TU and Partners Launch Coaster Brook Trout Web Site, Directory of Researchers and Newsletter Contact: Todd Breiby Coaster Brook Trout Program Coordinator Trout Unlimited 608.255.0361 4/22/2004 — Madison, Wis. — More than a century after forces began converging to decimate…

OWAA honors writer for essay on Lake Superior?s coaster brook trout

6/20/2006 OWAA honors writer for essay on Lake Superior?s coaster brook trout June 20, 2006 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Contact: Laura Hewitt, (608) 250-3534 OWAA honors writer for essay on Lake Superiors coaster brook trout Eric Hansen receives Excellence in Craft award LAKE CHARLES, La.Thanks to his efforts to publicize the plight of the few…

Hands-On, Volunteer Conservation Program Celebrates 25 Years of Rescuing Rivers

7/24/2000 Hands-On, Volunteer Conservation Program Celebrates 25 Years of Rescuing Rivers Hands-On, Volunteer Conservation Program Celebrates 25 Years of Rescuing Rivers Trout Unlimited’s 2000 Embrace-A-Stream Grants Fund 47 Stream Recovery Projects Contact: 7/24/2000 — — Washington, D.C.. Trout Unlimited, the nation’s leading coldwater conservation organization, today announced recipients of the 2000 Embrace-A-Stream (EAS) grants, distributing…

Priority Waters

Published in Priority Waters

Picture a native trout in a river, suspended in the flow. Or wild salmon flooding into a stream, following instincts handed down over too many generations to count.

Healing the Land

Published in Community, Restoration

For hundreds of years, the Wuda Ogwa, the site of the Bear River Massacre has undergone significant development, pollution and agricultural use. Now, the Tribe is restoring Wuda Ogwa to its organic and natural glory.

Illinois TU applauds Chicago’s support of Brandon Road Asian carp plan

Published in Uncategorized

Illinois Trout Unlimited would like to thank Mayor Rahm Emanuel for adding the City of Chicago to the Great Lakes Basin Partnership to Block Asian Carp. Also signed by Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin and Ontario, the partnership seeks to stop the spread of Asian carp to Lake Michigan through the implantation of the US Army Corps…

A Celebration on the Elwha River

Published in Restoration, Community

advocates for dam breaching, free-flowing waters and river restoration are celebrating the news that the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe has been able to fish for coho salmon for the first time since two large dams blocking the Elwha River were removed a decade ago.

Art exhibit highlights Great Lakes ecosystem

Published in Uncategorized

Coaster brook trout oil painting by Alexis Rockman The Great Lakes are one of the most important natural treasures in the world, holding 20 percent of the earth’s fresh water and forming an interconnected system that is among the most beautiful, economically significant and ecologically complex regions on the planet. In January 2018 the Grand…

Parasites in brook trout on the rise

Published in Conservation

Gill lice in a Wisconsin brook trout. Photo courtesy of Wisconsin Trout Unlimited. By Jack Williams In Wisconsin, Department of Natural Resources staff are finding increasing rates of gill lice parasitism in brook trout as waters warm. In North Carolina, the same gill lice have been found for the first time on brook trout from…

TU Report Outlines Threats to New England Brook Trout

11/17/2004 TU Report Outlines Threats to New England Brook Trout TU Report Outlines Threats to New England Brook Trout Numerous environmental problems cited as cause for population decline Contact: Tim Zink Manager, Media Relations Trout Unlimited 703.284.9427 11/17/2004 — Washington — The national conservation organization Trout Unlimited (TU) today released a report examining the combined…

Video spotlight: Chasing Brook Trout

Published in Video spotlight

Here’s one for the romantics in fly fishing—a teaser video to larger project to come about chasing native brook trout. I grew up in Colorado, fishing for introduced brookies in small headwater streams in the Rocky Mountain high country. As a kid, I had no idea that the fish I caught didn’t belong in the…

Voices from the River: Connecting with brook trout on PA odyssey

Published in Voices from the river

The PA Brook Trout Odyssey Team: Charlie Charlesworth (left to right), Hunter Klobucar, Chris Piccione, Matteo Moretti, Sara Mueller, Tyler Waltenbaugh. By Matteo Morretti Not very often does a college kid get told that they’ve been selected for an all-expenses paid, three-week long adventure. So, you know that when four passionate, engaged, and, frankly, pretty…

Video spotlight: Brook Trout Country

Published in Video spotlight

Our video post yesterday on an upcoming brook trout film got a lot of traction—it’s clear that I’m not the only guy out there who loves brookies, even if catching them here in the West means I’m catching a non-native fish that’s likely contributed to the decline of native cutthroat trout. Let’s be completely clear…

Native: Ontario brook trout

Published in Uncategorized

Above: Native brook trout from the northwest Ontario interior. Photo courtesty of Paul Smith. Below: The author holds a brook trout from Argentina’s Corcovado River. When those of us here in the lower 48 think of brook trout, we might think of boulder-hopping in a secret Appalachian canyon that has managed for more than two…

TU volunteers support stream protections in NJ

Published in Conservation, Community, Fishing

By David Kinney­ TU volunteer leader Agust Gudmundsson came out for a public hearing this week to testify in support of New Jersey’s trout streams, as he has time and again over the years. This week, the cause was a bit closer to his heart than usual. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP)…