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Sportsmen, conservation groups applaud USDA-DOI move on water conservation in Colorado River Basin

For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 23, 2016 Contact: Margaret Delaney, Margaret.Delaney@berlinrosen.com, 202-800-8689 National Conservation, Sportsmen Groups Applaud USDA-DOI Announcement of New Coordination of Water Conservation Efforts in the Colorado River Basin Announcement Responds to Calls from Conservation Leaders, Gov. Hickenlooper, Sen. Bennet for Greater Coordination Between Federal Grant Programs to Protect Communities and Critical Water…

Wrap-up: The state of our hydrology today in the Colorado River Basin

In this final installment of the Western Water 101 series we’ll turn our attention to current events to draw together some of the topics and themes we’ve explored over the course of the series. With the extremely dry conditions throughout the West, TU’s work—from on-the-ground projects to legislative advocacy and agency collaboration—is more important than ever. The current drought crisis in the region draws together many of the themes discussed over the…

Infrastructure package could help the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin

Published in Advocacy, Conservation, Government Affairs

A massive package of legislation, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is currently working its way through Congress, having been passed by the Senate earlier this week. If enacted, this bill would make essential investments of remarkable size and scope to help the nation address the impacts of climate change, including some of the worst impacts of the…

National Conservation, Sportsmen Groups Applaud Passage of Congressional Omnibus Spending Bill

For Immediate Release: May 4, 2017Contact: Michael Pauker, Michael.Pauker@berlinrosen.com, 646-335-0330 National Conservation, Sportsmen Groups Applaud Passage of Congressional Omnibus Spending BillThe bill contains more than $1.3 billion in vital funding and protections for Western water resources, including the Colorado River National conservation and sportsmen groups applauded passage through Congress of a new omnibus spending bill.…

TU statement on Senate reauthorization of System Conservation Pilot Program

For immediate release June 27, 2018 Contact: Steve Moyer, TU government affairs, smoyer@tu.org, 571-274-0593 Randy Scholfield, Trout Unlimited communications, 720-375-3961, randy.scholfield@tu.org Senate reauthorizes program that helps farmers and ranchers conserve water Program helps ease impacts of long-term drought in Colorado River Basin Washington D.C.The Senate voted Monday to reauthorize a program that helps farmers and…

Cooperation key to protect agriculture, river health in Upper CO River Basin

For Immediate Release May 19, 2015 For Additional Information Contact:Dan Keppen, Executive Director, Family Farm Alliance, dankeppen@charter.net; (541) 892-6244Eric Kuhn, General Manager, Colorado River Water Conservation District, ekuhn@crwcd.org; (970) 945-8522 Russ Schnitzer, Agriculture Policy Advisor, Trout Unlimited, rschnitzer@parulallc.com; (970) 309-0285 Cooperation essential to protect agriculture, river health in the Upper Colorado River Basin Agriculture, conservation,…

Climate resilience in a hotter, drier West

Published in Conservation

The West is in the grips of another hot, dry summer, with more than 60 large wildfires currently burning across the region. At the same time, the effects of last year’s fires are apparent in many states; Interstate 70, a major artery for east-west transportation, has been shut down through Colorado’s Glenwood Canyon multiple times in the past two months due to mudslides resulting from last year’s Grizzly Creek fire. The epicenter of the ongoing drought is the Colorado River

It's a new and better day for fisheries conservation on the farm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 27, 2014 Contact: Russ Schnitzer: (970) 309-0285 (West) Jeff Hastings: (608) 606-4158 (Midwest) Gary Berti: (304) 704-2731 (East) Steve Moyer: (703) 284-9406 (National) Its a new and better day for fisheries conservation on the farm WASHINGTON, D.C.Trout Unlimited saluted USDA Secretary Vilsacks announcement in Michigan today that the Natural Resources Conservation…

TU: System Conservation 'part of solution' for bolstering CO River flows, water supply

Photo/Havey Productions For Immediate Release June 22, 2018 Contact: Scott Yates, syates@tu.org, (307) 349-0753 Randy Scholfield, TU communications, rscholfield@tu.org, (720) 375-3961 Trout Unlimited: System Conservation part of the solution for bolstering Colorado River flows, water supplies Ranchers, farmers embraced conservation measures under innovative program (Denver) Trout Unlimited today issued a statement regarding the Upper Colorado

Conservation Funding: Energy & Water Trout Unlimited Letter to U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee for Energy and Water

Published in Uncategorized

170627_TU_FY18_EW_Approps_House_FNL.pdf June 27, 2017 RE: Bureau of Reclamation FY18 Budget Request. Dear Chairman Simpson, Ranking Member Kaptur, and Members of the Subcommittee, I am writing on behalf of Trout Unlimited (TU) and its 300,000 members and supporters to express our views on Fiscal Year 2018 appropriations for programs within your jurisdiction which are of great…