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February 2, 2024
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 1, 2024Contact:Matt Clifford – matt.clifford@tu.org – 406.370.9431Charlie Schneider – cschneider@caltrout.org – 707.217.0409Monty Schmitt- monty.schmitt@tnc.org – 510-325-3594 The Salmon Strategy affirms that actions and policies long supported by Tribes and fishing andconservation groups are key to recovery of native salmon and steelhead and their fisheries, andthat strategic, sustained collaboration will be needed to…
January 25, 2024
Nation’s largest coldwater conservation nonprofit identifies 200+ “Priority Waters” where work is needed to reverse declines of wild and native fish Contacts: ARLINGTON, Va.—Wild and native trout and salmon, as coldwater fish in a warming world, are facing enormous threats. More than 1.5 million miles of America’s trout and salmon waters are degraded, and populations…
January 18, 2024
‘Good Samaritan Law’ would clear liability hurdles to third-party abandoned mine cleanups.  Contacts:    Arlington, VA. – The Senate Energy & Public Works Committee today passed by unanimous consent bipartisan ‘Good Samaritan’ legislation that would help clean up chronic pollution leaking from abandoned hardrock mines. The legislation will now be considered by the full Senate, where…
December 20, 2023
Infrastructure funding for water quality and reclamation projects will also benefit trout and salmon Contact: Sara Porterfield, Western Water Policy Advisor, Trout Unlimited, sara.porterfield@tu.org Drew YoungeDyke, National Communications Director, Trout Unlimited, drew.youngedyke@tu.org ARLINGTON, Va.—The Department of the Interior this week announced over $51 million in watershed and river restoration projects through the Bureau…
December 19, 2023
Trout Unlimited applauds proposal to conserve forests that are key for carbon storage, clean water, and wild and native fisheries   Contacts:  ARLINGTON, Va.—The Forest Service announced a proposal today aimed at conserving America’s old-growth forests, which are essential for carbon storage and provide healthy fish and wildlife habitat but are increasingly vulnerable to wildfire, invasive…
December 14, 2023
Biden Administration Agreement: Step Toward Comprehensive Solution for Columbia Basin Salmon and Energy Infrastructure  Contacts:  Today, the Biden Administration announced a 10-year partnership with tribes and states to restore wild salmon, expand clean energy production, increase resilience, and provide energy stability in the Columbia River Basin. Trout Unlimited applauds the decades-long, unfaltering commitment from the…
December 13, 2023
For Immediate Release   December 13, 2023 Contact Owyhee Canyonlands, OR. – Today, Trout Unlimited and National Wildlife Federation announced their support for an Owyhee Canyonlands National Monument as another means of protecting Oregon’s Owyhee Canyonlands in the event that the Malheur Community Empowerment for the Owyhee Act does not pass in Congress. Trout Unlimited…
December 1, 2023
The Star Valley fish passage project serves as a model for other conservation-minded private landowners. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2023 CONTACT ETNA, WYOMING – Trout Unlimited is on the brink of completing the Rico Diversion Fish Passage and Stabilization Project, aimed at stabilizing river banks and enhancing fish passage for Snake River Cutthroat Trout…
November 17, 2023
Trout Unlimited, Round Valley Indian Tribe, California Trout laud PG&E’s action, pledge support for proposed path to two-basin solution For Immediate Release November 17, 2023 ContactCharlie Schneider, California Trout – cschneider@caltrout.org (707) 217-0409Matt Clifford, Trout Unlimited – matt.clifford@tu.org (406) 370-9431President Lewis “Bill” Whipple, Round Valley Indian Tribes – lwhipple@council.rvit.org (707)354-2395 North Coast, Calif. – Today,…
November 16, 2023
The innovative project will reestablish a thriving riparian zone and install bioengineered bank stabilization treatments throughout the floodplain to improve habitat and connectivity for all life stages of Snake River Cutthroat Trout, promote bank and channel stability, and reduce erosion and land loss. Contacts: SUBLETTE COUNTY, DATE – A collaborative effort to improve fish habitat,…
October 26, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Contacts: Strengthening the Snake: Collaborative Snake River Ranch Project Aims to Enhance Native Trout Habitat and Bank Stability Teton County, October 25, 2023 – The Snake River, a vital lifeline coursing through the heart of Teton County, is facing dynamic challenges that demand innovative solutions. The river’s mainstem faces fluctuating flows…
October 25, 2023
Good Samaritan legislation would allow third party groups to clean up polluting mines  Contact: Corey Fisher, Trout Unlmited, corey.fisher@tu.org  WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 25, 2023) – A coalition of 41 conservation groups, including organizations representing millions of hunters, anglers, public land advocates, and wildlife professionals, have sent a letter urging Congress to pass the bipartisan Good Samaritan Remediation of…
October 19, 2023
New leadership and investments in people reflect growing federal partnerships and project funding across region Contact:  DENVER – Today, Trout Unlimited (TU) announced a series of new investments in its people to accommodate the growing number of innovative partnerships across the Rocky Mountains. Over the last decade, TU has secured roughly $133 million in funding partnerships to…
October 18, 2023
Project will stabilize roads and streambanks following flooding and wind damage   CONTACT  JACKSON, Wyo (October 18, 2023) — Campers, hikers, and anglers heading to the upper Gros Ventre might need to be patient while infrastructure work occurs near the popular Crystal Creek campground within the Bridger-Teton National Forest (BTNF), but the work will improve their…
October 12, 2023
Contacts:  Spokane, WA—At CX3, Trout Unlimited’s annual national gathering held September 27 – October 1, a cast of remarkable leaders and volunteers were honored for their contributions to protecting and restoring the nation’s coldwater resources and salmon and trout populations. This year, the Ray Mortensen Award, the organization’s highest honor, was awarded to Fran Smith…
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