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Nevada’s Ruby Mountains important for deer and trout

Published in Conservation

The Ruby Mountains are an important refuge for wildlife in Nevada. The U.S Geological Survey has classified the area as having very low-to-no energy potential. Trout Unlimited photo. By Pam Harrington Special places bring people together. People with fond memories of hunting, fishing, birding, hiking and those with ancestral roots to the Ruby Mountains recently…

Sportsmen rise to protect a gem in the Silver State

Published in Conservation, TROUT Magazine

Trout Unlimited is devoting the month of September to celebrating public lands and the agencies dedicated to upholding America’s public land heritage. It’s no coincidence that National Hunting and Fishing Day and National Public Lands Day are both during September — the month is tailor-made for hunters and anglers to enjoy all that public lands…

Sportsmen applaud Senate committee advancing Ruby Mountains Protection Act

For Immediate Release, December 12, 2019 Contact: Pam Harrington, Trout Unlimited, 775-870-0015, Pam.Harrington@tu.org Carl Erquiaga, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, cerquiaga@trcp.org Sportsmen applaud Senate committee advancing Ruby Mountains Protection Act Bill now moves to full Senate for consideration Sportsmen for the Rubies — a coalition of 14 hunting, fishing, and wildlife conservation organizations — is excited to…

Drilling in the Ruby Mountains of Nevada?

Published in Uncategorized

Photo: U.S. Forest Service Drilling in Nevada’s Ruby Mountains? Momentum builds to keep it like it is. Sometimes referred to as the “Nevada Alps”, the Ruby Mountains are what most mountain ranges want to be when they grow up. Rugged peaks jut nearly a mile into the sky from the valley floor, with Ruby Dome…

Bill introduced to protect Nevada’s Ruby Mountains

February 1, 2019   For Immediate Release   Contact: Pam Harrington, Trout Unlimited 775-870-0015, Pam.Harrington@tu.org  Bill introduced to protect Nevada’s Ruby MountainsOil and gas leasing poses threat to important fish and wildlife populations    ELKO — Senator Cortez Masto introduced a bill this week that would halt potential oil and gas leasing in Nevada’s famous Ruby Mountains, protecting…

Three things the Rubies taught me

Published in Conservation

The TU community has spent countless hours fishing the Ruby marshes and has dedicated years to protecting the region from oil and gas development via the Ruby Mountains Protection Act.  

Protecting the Rubies

Theodore Roosevelt defined conservation as the application of common sense to common problems for the common good. For 15 years, Trout Unlimited has educated, organized and mobilized sportsmen and women to apply that definition to public lands across the West.  When energy development, for example, threatened the iconic Wyoming Range and its three species of…

The ‘lame duck’ session is here

Published in Advocacy, Conservation
A windmill in Idaho.

Elected officials know they have one last shot to hammer out deals before the Congressional landscape changes permanently in January. The result? The lame-duck session … a sprint-to-the-finish flurry of legislative action defined by compromise we don’t see too often on the Hill

Sportsmen for the Rubies supports bill to curb speculative oil and gas leasing

Bill would update leasing policies and help protect areas with high hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation values For Immediate Release January 17, 2019 Contact: Carl Erquiaga or Pam Harrington: Sportsmen for the Rubies Carl: (775) 219-6185 cerquiaga@trcp.org  Pam: (775) 870-0015 pam.harrington@tu.org (January 17, 2020) ELKO, Nev. – Nevada sportsmen today voiced support for legislation that ensures responsible energy…

Happy Public Lands Month!

Published in Conservation, Uncategorized

By Corey Fisher Trout Unlimited is devoting the month of September to celebrating public lands and the agencies dedicated to upholding America’s public land heritage. It’s no coincidence that National Hunting and Fishing Day and National Public Lands Day are both during September — the month is tailor-made for hunters and anglers to enjoy all…

Trout Unlimited applauds legislation modernizing public lands oil and gas leasing

Trout Unlimited applauds legislation modernizing public lands oil and gas leasing March 4, 2021 Contact: Corey Fisher, Trout Unlimited, 406-546-2979, corey.fisher@tu.org (March 4, 2021) WASHINGTON D.C. – Trout Unlimited supports legislation introduced today by Senator Cortez Masto (D-NV) that would improve the federal oil and gas leasing program on public lands. The End Speculative Oil and…

From Internship to Career

Published in Science

John Walrath was already deeply immersed in the world of fisheries when he took a summer internship with TU’s Science team.

TU in Action: Defending public lands

Published in Conservation

The Salmon River and the fabled Sawtooth Mountains of central Idaho. Photo by Chris Hunt. Trout Unlimited members in the West have a message for state legislatures that want to keep trying to “transfer” American public lands to the states: Keep your damn hands off our birthright. As noted in this great High Country News piece…

‘High potential for harm’

Published in Conservation, Advocacy

The inefficient and outdated way oil and gas leases are sold on our public lands puts our big game species, coldwater fish populations, and sage grouse habitat at risk for limited returns.