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September 20, 2019
For immediate release  Sept. 20, 2019  Contact:  Eric Crawford  Trout Unlimited  (208) 596-5866, ecrawford@tu.org  Shauna Stephenson  Trout Unlimited  (307) 757-7861, sstephenson@tu.org  Clearwater closed to steelhead anglers: Time to address dwindling salmon and steelhead populations  With dismal fish returns, Idaho places stringent restrictions on steelhead seasons  (Sept. 20, 2019) BOISE, Idaho – The Idaho Fish and Game Commission announced today that they would be ... Read more
September 12, 2019
EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers aim to cut protections for millions of stream miles across the United States  Final “repeal” rule leaves important drinking water sources and habitat at dire risk of being unprotected from pollution, and opens the door for the expected “replacement” rule later this year which will be even worse for streams ... Read more
August 21, 2019
Sportsmen/women organizations today gathered in Idaho Springs to support Gov. Jared Polis’ executive order to preserve historic migration corridors, along with family hunting and fishing traditions for future generations. Gov. Polis’ executive order directs state departments to coordinate with federal, state and local governments, private landowners, conservationalists and others to protect wildlife through conservation of ... Read more
August 19, 2019
Monday, August 19, 2019 Contacts: Leslie Steen, Snake River Headwaters Project Manager, Trout Unlimited, 307-699-1022, lsteen@tu.org Lee Mabey, Forest Fisheries Biologist, Caribou-Targhee National Forest, 208-557-5784, lmabey@fs.fed.us JACKSON, Wyoming –Trout Unlimited (TU) and the Caribou-Targhee National Forest (CTNF) announced today the Tincup Creek Stream Restoration Project’s third year of construction is underway. The project is a large-scale, ... Read more
July 25, 2019
For Immediate Release  July 25, 2019  Contacts:   Shauna Stephenson, Trout Unlimited  Shauna.stephenson@tu.org, (307) 757-7861    Katie McKalip, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers  McKalip@backcountryhunters.org, (406) 240-9262  Kristyn Brady, TRCP   kbrady@trcp.org, (617) 501-6352  Hearing will consider measure that sportsmen’s coalition says will help protect wildlife, public lands with thoughtful planning and revenue for conservation  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sporting groups rallied around ... Read more
June 20, 2019
The fund is the premiere program to fund public access and fish and wildlife conservation For immediate release June 20, 2019 Contact: Corey Fisher, cfisher@tu.org, (406) 546-2979 June 20, 2019 (WASHINGTON D.C.) — On Wednesday, the House Committee on Natural Resources voted 21-12 to advance H. R. 3195, the Land and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Act. The act was sponsored by Representative Jeff ... Read more
June 10, 2019
New bill will protect headwaters of Blackfoot River and native trout streams For immediate release  June 10, 2019   Contact: David Brooks, (406) 543-0054, david@montanatu.org Corey Fisher, (406) 546-2979, cfisher@tu.org  June 10, 2019 (MISSOULA, MT) — Anglers are voicing their support over a bill that would add lands to the Bob Marshall, Scapegoat and Mission Mountain Wilderness areas, create new ... Read more
May 9, 2019
New bills would help alleviate an estimated $54 billion in abandoned hardrock mine clean up   For immediate release May 9, 2019 Contact: Corey Fisher, (406) 546-2979, cfisher@tu.org  Steve Moyer, (703) 284-9406, smoyer@tu.org May 9, 2019 (WASHINGTON D.C.) — A group of lawmakers have introduced legislation this week to modernize the 1872 Mining Law by establishing a federal lands ... Read more
April 11, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sam Davidson sdavidson@tu.org, 831-235-2542 Rep. Jared Huffman and Sen. Kamala Harris champion legislation that will better protect and restore habitat and water quality in steelhead and salmon strongholds (April 10, 2019) HEALDSBURG, Calif—Trout Unlimited (TU) today praised the reintroduction of legislation from California Senator Kamala Harris and Representative Jared Huffman (an ... Read more
April 10, 2019
April 10, 2019      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      Contact: Corey Fisher cfisher@tu.org / (406) 546-2979    WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday a group of Senators from both sides of the aisle introduced legislation to fully and permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund.  The Land and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Act comes on the heels of Congress approving permanent authorization ... Read more
February 1, 2019
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 ... Read more
December 13, 2018
For immediate release Dec. 11, 2018 Contact: Steve Moyer, steve.moyer@tu.org, (571) 274-0593Vice President of Government Affairs Shauna Stephenson, shauna.stephenson@tu.org (307) 757-7861National Communications Director EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers aim to cut protections for thousands of streams Proposal leaves important drinking water sources and habitat unprotected from pollution (Dec. 11, 2018) WASHINGTON D.C. — Trout Unlimited announced its strong ... Read more
December 6, 2018
December 6, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Corey Fisher, cfisher@tu.org, (406) 546-2979 Steve Moyer, smoyer@tu.org, (703) 284-9406 Trout Unlimited praises legislation to address abandoned mine cleanups Bill would enable Good Sam cleanups and tackle water quality issues across the West (Dec. 6, 2018) WASHINGTON D.C. A bill that would help address the chronic problem of ... Read more
December 5, 2018
tu-logo-xl.jpg FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sam Davidson sdavidson@tu.org, 831-235-2542 December 5, 2018 Trout Unlimited lauds introduction of Northwest California Wilderness, Recreation,and Working Forests Act in the United States Senate Thanks Sen. Harris for her leadership in protecting steelhead and salmon stronghold EMERYVILLE, CalifTrout Unlimited (TU) today praised the introduction of legislation from California Senator Kamala ... Read more
November 2, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2018 Contacts: Anna Halligan, Trout Unlimited, 707-734-0112, ahalligan@tu.org Dana Stolzman, Salmonid Restoration Federation, 707-923-7501, srf@calsalmon.org Trout Unlimited and Salmonid Restoration Federation Produce First-ever Large Wood Technical Field School A Tremendous Success for the Restoration Field The North Coast Coho Project of Trout Unlimited (TU) and the Salmonid Restoration Federation (SRF) ... Read more
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