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Senate Provides Funding for Restoration in the Midwest?s Driftless Area

6/27/2006 Senate Provides Funding for Restoration in the Midwest?s Driftless Area June 27, 2006 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jeff Hastings, TU, 608-606-4158 David Wilson, DAI, 608-723-6377 x135 Senate Provides Funding for Restoration in the Midwests Driftless Area Arlington, VA A Senate committee has included an appropriation in the FY2007 budget to help with the restoration…

Driftless Science Review

This Special Publication of the 11th Annual Driftless Area Symposium is a review of the science conducted in the Driftless Area that is relevant to stream restoration (including habitat improvement), with each section written by scientists or restoration practitioners who have worked in the region.  The review is driven by an interest in understanding the…

States and feds agree to work together to restore and enhance the Driftless Area

4/19/2006 States and feds agree to work together to restore and enhance the Driftless Area EMBARGOED UNTIL 10:00 a.m., April 19, 2006 Contact: Duke Welter, 715-579-7538 or Kathleen Campbell, 571-274-0597 States and Feds Agree to Work Together to Restore and Enhance the Driftless Area Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois join with the U.S. Department of…

Trout Unlimited Report Finds Recreational Angling Generates Over $1 Billion to Driftless Area Economy

04/14/2008 Trout Unlimited Report Finds Recreational Angling Generates Over $1 Billion to Driftless Area Economy 04/14/2008 Contacts: Laura Hewitt (608) 630-2743, Erin Mooney (571)-331-7970 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Trout Unlimited Report Finds Recreational Angling Generates Over $1 Billion to Driftless Area EconomyFishing Tourism Reaps Huge Benefit to Four States LACROSSE, WI A report commissioned by Trout…

Conference Committee Provides Funding for Restoration in the Midwest's Driftless Area

11/7/2005 November 7, 2005 Contact: Duke Welter, 715-579-7538, or Laura Hewitt, 608-250-3534 Conference Committee Provides Funding for Restoration in the Midwest’s Driftless Area Arlington, VA A conference committee has approved an appropriation to help with the restoration of the Midwests Driftless Area. The committee approved $263,000 for conservation practices in the Driftless Area in Wisconsin…

Trout Unlimited and Partners Receive Funding for Restoration in Midwest’s Driftless Area

12/19/2005 December 19, 2005 Contact: Duke Welter, (715) 579-7538 or Laura Hewitt, (608) 250-3534, lhewitt@tu.org Trout Unlimited and Partners Receive Funding for Restoration in Midwests Driftless Area WASHINGTON, D.C.Trout Unlimited and state partners received a Multistate Conservation Grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services Sport Fish Restoration Fund in early December to support the…

Trout Unlimited Receives Prestigious Conservation Award

3/30/2006 Trout Unlimited Receives Prestigious Conservation Award March 30, 2006 Contact: Laura Hewitt, TU Watershed Programs Director, 608-250-3534 Trout Unlimited Receives Prestigious Conservation Award WASHINGTON, DC – Trout Unlimited, North Americas largest coldwater fisheries conservation organization, has received the 2006 Thomas F. Waters Stewardship Award in recognition of its work to restore the rivers and…

U.S. SENATE APPROVES APPROPRIATION FOR RESTORATION PLANNING IN THE MIDWESTS DRIFTLESS AREA

09/29/05 NEWS RELEASE For release September 29, 2005 For more information: Duke Welter 715-579-7538 Chris Wood 571-274-0601 Laura Hewitt 608-250-3534 U.S. SENATE APPROVES APPROPRIATION FOR RESTORATION PLANNING IN THE MIDWESTS DRIFTLESS AREA Arlington, VA The United States Senate has approved an appropriation to help with the planning for the restoration of the Midwests Driftless Area.…

Better fishing in the Driftless Area

Published in Fishing, TROUT Magazine, Voices from the river

“We make fishing better” is one of our mottos here at Trout Unlimited. Our efforts do more than simply make fishing better, of course. But everything we do, at some level, translates to better fishing. That sits pretty well with our 300,000 members and supporters because most of them are, in fact, anglers and appreciate…

TU sets restoration record in Driftless Area in 2017

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By Duke Welter Trout Unlimited’s Driftless Area Restoration Effort set a restoration record in 2017 and produced a record of solid accomplishments. TU and the many partners who work with TUDARE completed nearly 20 miles of stream restoration through 50 Farm Bill and other projects, adding to the more than 1,200 miles of public stream…

TUDARE hosts 10th annual bus tour of restoration sites

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By Duke Welter Near ly 60 people participated in a recent bus tour to visit restored streams in the heart of Southeast Minnesota’s Driftless Area. In this 10th annual tour organized by the Trout Unlimited Driftless Area Restoration Effort, participants got to walk four streams and talk with project managers, biologists, designers and contractors. Questions…

TROUT UNLIMITED CALLS FOR RESTORATION OF THE MIDWEST'S DRIFTLESS AREA

4/01/2005 NEWS RELEASE Embargoed until: 1:00 p.m. CST, April 1, 2005 For more information: “Duke” Welter 715-579-7538 Laura Hewitt 608-250-3534 Steve Kinsella 651-647-1545 TROUT UNLIMITED CALLS FOR RESTORATION OF THE MIDWEST’S DRIFTLESS AREA Minneapolis, MN – A wide scale restoration of the streams and rivers of the Midwest’s Driftless Area will bring enormous environmental and…

Driftless Area Restoration Effort NLC Workgroup

The Trout Unlimited Driftless Area Restoration Effort (TUDARE) was started by Trout Unlimited volunteers to expand capacity for stream restoration projects in the unglaciated region of the Upper Mississippi River Basin in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois. TUDARE works to bring together partners from nonprofit conservation groups, community groups, schools, federal, state, and other agencies…

TU's Driftless Area Restoration Efforts tapped for Hall of Fame

CONTACT: Duke Welter/ Trout Unlimited Driftless Area Restoration Effort outreach coordinator dwelter@tu.org / 715-579-7538 Jeff Hastings/ Trout Unlimited Driftless Area Restoration Effort project manager jhastings@tu.org / 608-606-4158 (Oct. 18, 2016) HAYWARD, WIS. Trout Unlimiteds Driftless Area Restoration Effort has been selected for the Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame for the programs conservation work in…

Driftless Area Restoration Effort

The unique 24,000 square-mile unglaciated Driftless Area in the heart of the Upper Mississippi River basin is a natural resource treasure. The scenic landscape with its steep hills and rocky bluffs is home to one of the country’s most remarkable freshwater resources — more than 600 coldwater limestone spring-fed creeks supporting a world-class trout fishery.  …