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December 16, 2021
TU applauds Energy and Natural Resources Committee for leadership addressing this pressing issue FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Corey Fisher, Public Lands Policy Director, Trout Unlimited, corey.fisher@tu.org; (406) 546-2979    ARLINGTON, VA. – Several oil and gas reforms that are priorities for Trout Unlimited are included in draft legislation that the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee has crafted…
November 29, 2021
TU asks on bonding, speculative leasing are among administration recommendations Contact: Corey Fisher, Public Lands Policy Director, Trout Unlimited, corey.fisher@tu.org, 406-546-2979 ARLINGTON, Va.—Momentum is building in Washington to modernize oil and gas leasing policies on public lands following the release of a new report from the Department of the Interior, which recommends increasing minimum bond…
November 19, 2021
Spending bill would make significant investments in salmon restoration, climate resiliency, and public lands; WOTUS proposal restores stream protections Contact: Steve Moyer, Vice President for Government Affairs, Trout Unlimited, steve.moyer@tu.org; (571) 274-0593  ARLINGTON, Va.—Legislation that cleared the House of Representatives today would invest billions of dollars in salmon restoration, climate resiliency projects, and public lands…
November 12, 2021
Contacts: C.J. Adams, Grand Teton National Park, 307.739.3431, christopher_adams@nps.gov; Leslie Steen, NW Wyoming Program Director, Trout Unlimited, 307.699.1022, lsteen@tu.org; Mary Cernicek, Bridger-Teton National Forest, 307.739.5564, mary.cernicek@usda.gov; Mark Gocke, Wyoming Game and Fish Department, 307.249.5811, mark.gocke@wyo.gov For Immediate ReleaseNovember 12, 2021 Collaborative project over 10 years in the making will remove final impediment to native fish migration in Spread Creek …
October 22, 2021
Trout Unlimited welcomes moves by decision-makers to save Snake River salmon FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Chris Wood, President and CEO, Trout Unlimited, chris.wood@tu.org Steve Moyer, Vice President for Government Affairs, Trout Unlimited, steve.moyer@tu.org Greg McReynolds, Snake River campaign director, Trout Unlimited, greg.mcreynolds@tu.org ARLINGTON, Va.—Northwest decision-makers and the Biden Administration are making urgent moves to save…
October 21, 2021
Trout Unlimited welcomes White House statements in recognition of the need for action to address imperiled salmon FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Steve Moyer, Vice President for Government Affairs, Trout Unlimited, steve.moyer@tu.org Greg McReynolds, Snake River campaign director, Trout Unlimited, greg.mcreynolds@tu.org ARLINGTON, Va.—Trout Unlimited applauded an agreement announced Thursday between the Biden Administration, the Nez Perce…
October 15, 2021
Trout Unlimited welcomes announcement but calls for swift action FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Chris Wood, president and CEO, Trout Unlimited, chris.wood@tu.org ARLINGTON, Va.—Washington Gov. Jay Inslee committed on Thursday to work jointly with U.S. Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) on a “robust, rigorous and fast” process to identify potential replacement infrastructure for the energy, irrigation, and…
October 7, 2021
Legislation would promote responsible development and healthy fisheries on public land FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Corey Fisher, Public Lands Policy Director, Trout Unlimited, corey.fisher@tu.org, 406-546-2979 WASHINGTON, D.C.—Trout Unlimited today voiced support for legislation that would help modernize the federal oil and gas leasing system and facilitate responsible energy development on public land. The Competitive Onshore…
October 6, 2021
Contact: Steve Moyer, Vice President for Government Affairs, Trout Unlimited, steve.moyer@tu.org ARLINGTON, Va.—Trout Unlimited President and CEO Chris Wood is being honored as a 2022 inductee into the national Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame. Wood, who started at TU two decades ago and took the reins of the national nonprofit in 2009, has grown…
September 9, 2021
Following Ninth Circuit ruling in favor of Trout Unlimited, EPA moves to vacate unlawful 2019 decision to withdraw the Proposed Determination for Bristol Bay and reinstate longstanding proposed protections.    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contacts:   Nelli Williams, Alaska director, Trout Unlimited, (907) 230-7121, nelli.williams@tu.org  Chris Wood, CEO and president, Trout Unlimited, chris.wood@tu.org     ANCHORAGE, Alaska—Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it would…
August 31, 2021
Federal judge reinstates Clean Water Act safeguards for headwater streams and wetlands Contacts: Chris Wood, president and CEO, Trout Unlimited chris.wood@tu.org, 571-274-0601 Steve Moyer, vice president for Government Affairs, Trout Unlimited, steve.moyer@tu.org ARLINGTON, Va.—In a decision that restores critical Clean Water Act protections for small headwater streams and wetlands across the country, a federal judge…
July 30, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30, 2021Contact:            Steve Moyer, Vice President for Government Affairs, Trout Unlimited                             smoyer@tu.org; (571) 274-0593 Sweeping infrastructure legislation introduced, headed for consideration on Senate floor New bill includes many provisions that will help coldwater conservation, but omits critical provisions championed by Trout Unlimited, including failure to support Rep. Simpson’s Snake River salmon…
July 26, 2021
Growing coalition unites in effort to protect, restore and expand state’s Gold Medal fisheries FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 23, 2021 Contact: Scott Willoughby, Trout Unlimited, 970-390-3676, Scott.willoughby@tu.org DENVER, CO – Trout Unlimited (TU) today announced the launch of “Colorado Gold,” a new conservation campaign designed to change the way the angling community thinks about Colorado’s Gold Medal…
July 15, 2021
Photo by Chris Hunt FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts:   Chris Wood, president and CEO, Trout Unlimited, chris.wood@tu.org  Austin Williams, Alaska legal and policy director, Trout Unlimited, (907) 227-1590 or awilliams@tu.org  July 15, 2021 By ending industrial old-growth logging and investing in restoration, USFS places new focus on forest health, recreation, and resiliency  JUNEAU, AK — The U.S. Forest Service announced today a new “Southeast Alaska Sustainability…
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