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Tomorrow Fund benefits TU’s youth program

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The TU Costa 5 Rivers Native Odyssey college students above. The Native Odyssey was featured in Chris Wood’s State of TU address. By Tara Granke In case you missed it, during his 2017 State of TU address, Chris Wood personally pledged $1,000 to the GRTU Tomorrow Fund and asked those gathered to follow his lead.…

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The Trout Unlimited Headwaters Youth Program welcomes your support! We rely upon a wide base of donors, chapters, councils, and partners to accomplish our important work. TU Youth Memberships Trout Unlimited offers Stream Explorer and TU Teen memberships for young conservationists under the age of 18. Visit our sign up page today to learn more.…

The Tomorrow Fund

Published in Conservation

I landed at the Austin airport, and hustled over to the rental car company only to be told my license had expired the day before. The glee of the two clerks behind the counter was not lost on me. I was 90 minutes from New Braunfels, Texas, where I was scheduled in a few hours…

Are you up for the GRTU Tomorrow Fund Challenge?

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Click here to inspire and support the next generation. Are you up for the GRTU Tomorrow Fund Challenge? The 066 – Guadalupe River chapter (GRTU) has a hunch. They’re thinking that chapters and councils across the country care about engaging the next generation of river stewards as much as they do in Texas. So when…

Help Headwaters match $10,000 to fund the future of conservation

Published in Community, Youth

This holiday season, we’ve been thinking a lot about what we are thankful for over here at the Headwaters Youth Program: Thankful for our colleagues at TU that fight so hard to keep our waterways healthy and accessible; Thankful for our teen leaders that bring their friends fishing with them after school and pick up litter along the…

Tomorrow Fund a cornerstone of support for TU youth programs

Published in Headwaters

Guadalupe River chapter in Texas founded fund for Headwater’s program What motivates people to give? Chances are, if you are reading this, you are a giver. As a TU leader you recruit volunteers, pick up trash while you fish, and donate much of your time to the causes you believe in the most. You work alongside your community members to care for a local stream, and you extend…

Voices from the River: STREAM Girls connect with nature

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Participants at a recent STREAM Girls event held in South Carolina get their feet wet. Trout Unlimited photo. By Franklin Tate Composer Aaron Copland was so inspired by Appalachian spring he wrote a symphony about it. Countless other artists and musicians have also found their muses once the days lengthen and the very seams of…

Headwaters Youth Program

Welcome! Our programs create a safe place for young people to explore and understand the natural world.  We serve children, teenagers and young adults through our Stream of Engagement, a connection of meaningful  programs from pre-K through college.  We are building the next generation of stewards that will carry on our coldwater conservation mission. Simply put, the Headwaters program is the source…

Saying goodbye to 2020 from the Headwaters team

Happy New Year and it couldn’t have come soon enough. We are ready to start fresh, work hard, and reinvigorate youth outreach efforts this coming spring, summer and fall. Despite the limitations of 2020, volunteer leaders like yourself were able to keep many youth outreach efforts going, even if they looked a little different.  Building on some…

Headwaters Youth Program exceeds fundraising goal

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Starting in 2017, a new fundraising campaign was initiated by the 066-Guadalupe River TU chapter to support and sustain TU’s Headwaters Youth Program: the GRTU Tomorrow Fund. It’s a 10 year fundraising plan to raise $40,000 each year to support staff and programs like Trout in the Classroom, STREAM Girls, and TU’s Youth Camps. We…

STREAM Girls volunteers get their feet wet

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By Tara Granke Trout Unlimited is ready to shatter stereotypes and break boundaries. In early September, TU’s Headwaters Youth Program partnered with the Girl Scouts of Western Washington to hold the first-ever Train-the-Trainer for an outdoor STEM education experience designed for middle-school aged Scouts called STREAM Girls. At this training, TU’s Youth Education and Diversity/Women’s…

Keeping up the fight for trout

Published in Conservation

By Chris Wood I went to see Art Neumann a few months before he passed away. As I left, he punched me on the leg, and asked, “What are you going to do to keep up the fight for trout?” He died later that year after nearly 100 years of life and almost 75 years…

“Deep” conservation work at TU Teen Summit

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By Jonathan Wilson-Thieroff  The 2019 Trout Unlimited Teen Summit recently took place outside of Anaconda, Montana, on the shores of Georgetown Lake. Although we stayed at the lake, most of our days were spent around Silver Bow and Rock creeks. We learned a lot about the mining history in the area, the impact it had…