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March 5, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Crystal Elliot, Trout Unlimited Washington Habitat Director, celliot@tu.org or (509) 386-7768 Tom Uniack, Washington Wild Executive Director, 206-369-1252 Safeguards for fish, water quality head to Governor’s desk Bill just approved by legislature would update regulations for motorized suction dredging in habitat for endangered fish species.  OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington residents can ... Read more
March 4, 2020
LWCF funds have benefitted every county in every state across the country For immediate release  3-5-2020  Contact:  Shauna Stephenson, Trout Unlimited  sstephenson@tu.org, (307) 757-7861 (March 5, 2020) WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, a bipartisan group of Senators announced legislation to fully and permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund and help tackle the multi-billion-dollar public lands maintenance backlog.   The group unveiled the legislation ... Read more
February 13, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Crystal Elliot-Perez, Trout Unlimited Washington Habitat Director, celliot@tu.org or (509) 386-7768 Suction dredge reform passes State House, moves to SenateBill approved by State House would update regulations for recreational mining using motorized suction dredging in habitat for endangered species. OLYMPIA, Wash. — Last night, Washington State Representatives approved legislation aimed at improving ... Read more
February 12, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact:  Kate Miller, Director, Government Affairs, (703) 489-6411, kmiller@tu.org   Sam Davidson, California Communications Director, (831) 235-2542, sdavidson@tu.org  TROUT UNLIMITED PRAISES HOUSE PASSAGE OF BILL TO IMPROVE CONSERVATION, FOREST HEALTH AND OUTDOOR RECREATION ACCESS IN CALIFORNIA The Protecting America’s Wilderness Act promotes protection and restoration of public lands and waters, wildfire risk reduction, and fishing and hunting opportunities in five national forests in California Feb. 12, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the ... Read more
January 23, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 01/23/2020  Contact:  Steve Moyer, steve.moyer@tu.org, (571) 274-0593 Vice President of Government Affairs  Shauna Stephenson, shauna.stephenson@tu.org (307) 757-7861 National Communications Director  **For high resolution state-specific maps or images, please contact Shauna Stephenson** The Environmental Protection Agency announced today it is finalizing a rule that will drop protections for millions of miles of streams and millions of acres of wetlands, putting watersheds at ... Read more
January 17, 2020
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 ... Read more
January 17, 2020
Bill would require consideration of oil and gas potential before leasing public lands For Immediate Release, January 17, 2019 Contact: Corey Fisher, Trout Unlimited, 406-546-2979, corey.fisher@tu.org (January 17, 2020) WASHINGTON D.C. – Trout Unlimited supports legislation introduced today by Senator Cortez Masto (D-NV) that would improve oil and gas lease protocol on public lands. The End ... Read more
December 23, 2019
December 23, 2019 Contacts: Leslie Steen, Snake River Headwaters Project Manager, Trout Unlimited, 307-699-1022, lsteen@tu.org JACKSON, Wyoming –Trout Unlimited (TU) announced today that on-the-ground implementation for the Bar BC Spring Creek Fish Passage & Channel Restoration Project is currently underway. The project is a collaboration between agency partners and private landowners to improve fish migration into ... Read more
December 19, 2019
For immediate release:  12/19/19  Contact:  Nate Rees, Trout Unlimited Nathan.rees@tu.org (480) 236-2479  WASHINGTON D.C. (December 19, 2019) – Protecting the land and water values of the Grand Canyon from the impacts of uranium mining has been a top priority for Trout Unlimited and sportsmen in Arizona. Today Congress moved one step closer to permanent protection for this special ... Read more
December 12, 2019
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 ... Read more
December 5, 2019
SANTA FE, N.M. (December 5, 2019) – Trout Unlimited has long understood the value of partners and strives to work together toward a common goal in numerous instances, and that standard has recently paid off for staff in New Mexico. Along with San Diego and Cebolla/San Antonio Grazing Associations, Trout Unlimited was awarded ‘partner of the year’ award from ... Read more
November 27, 2019
Wednesday, November 27, 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, lee.mabey@usda.gov Tincup Project Partners Receive Conservation Award Trout Unlimited, Caribou-Targhee National Forest and permittees recognized for large-scale project as part of the Snake River Headwaters Home Rivers Initiative JACKSON, Wyoming –The ... Read more
November 18, 2019
Anglers want solutions package that works for all Idahoans  For Immediate Release  11/18/19  Contact:   Shauna Stephenson, Trout Unlimited  (307) 757-7861  BOISE, Idaho – At the last gathering of stakeholders for the Governor’s Salmon Workgroup for the year, anglers urged decision makers to continue to push toward an inclusive package of solutions that would recover fishable ... Read more
November 4, 2019
Legislation to conserve 400,000 acres of public land now moves to U.S. Senate  WASHINGTON D.C. (October 31, 2019) – Today, Trout Unlimited celebrates the Colorado Outdoor Recreation & Economy Act (CORE Act) passing through the U.S. House of Representatives and moving on to the U.S. Senate. This important legislation conserves more than 400,000 acres of public lands in the Centennial State, ... Read more
October 31, 2019
WASHINGTON D.C. (October 30, 2019) – Arizonans have no greater treasure than the Grand Canyon, and the passing of H.R. 1373 in the House today ensures that permanent protection for this special place is one step closer to becoming law. The Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act shields the land and water around the Grand Canyon from uranium ... Read more
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