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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 ... Read more
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 ... Read more
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 ... Read more
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 ... Read more
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 ... Read more
July 13, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 13, 2021 CONTACT: Randall Williams | rwilliams@trcp.org | 406.491.6767 Leading conservation groups and industry brands release report with recommendations for the future of U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service-managed public lands (Washington D.C.)—A new report from 32 hunting- and fishing-related conservation organizations and businesses celebrates the successes of the National Wildlife Refuge System in ... Read more
June 22, 2021
Trout Unlimited | Atlantic Salmon Federation For Immediate Release Please Contact: Jeff Reardon (TU) (207) 430-8441; John Burrows (ASF) (207) 415-6637 June 22, 2021 (Augusta, ME) — Two conservation groups working to restore and conserve endangered Atlantic salmon and other sea-run fish on the Kennebec River expressed anger today that routine operations at Lockwood Dam ... Read more
June 17, 2021
Photo courtesy of Fly Out Media Trout Unlimited lawsuit can move forward in challenging 2019 EPA decision on Pebble mine  Contacts:   Nelli Williams, Alaska Program Director, Trout Unlimited, (907) 230-7121, nelli.williams@tu.org  Austin Williams, Alaska Legal and Policy Director, Trout Unlimited, (907) 227-1590, awilliams@tu.org  Chris Wood, President and CEO, Trout Unlimited, chris.wood@tu.org  ANCHORAGE, Alaska—In a ruling published ... Read more
June 11, 2021
USDA finds 2020 exemption to the roadless rule undermines work to confront the climate crisis   Contacts:   Chris Wood, president and CEO, Trout Unlimited, chris.wood@tu.org  Austin Williams, Alaska Legal and Policy Director, Trout Unlimited, (907) 227-1590, awilliams@tu.org  JUNEAU, Alaska—The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today that it intends to repeal or replace an unpopular 2020 Forest ... Read more
June 9, 2021
EPA to repeal 2020 rule and move to reinstate Clean Water Act protections for small streams 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 ARLINGTON, Va.—Trout Unlimited welcomes today’s announcement from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that the “Waters of the United States” rule ... Read more
May 20, 2021
A trio of consensus-minded conservationists are under consideration for key posts in the Department of the Interior and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Contacts: Chris Wood, president and CEO, Trout Unlimited, cwood@tu.org Steve Moyer, VP for Government Affairs, Trout Unlimited, smoyer@tu.org ARLINGTON, Va.—The Biden administration has nominated three outstanding conservationists for key posts in ... Read more
May 6, 2021
Initiative will support locally led efforts to conserve 30 percent of the nation’s land and waters by 2030 May 6, 2021 Contacts: Chris Wood, president and CEO, Trout Unlimited, cwood@tu.org Steve Moyer, VP for government affairs, Trout Unlimited, smoyer@tu.org Steve Kandell, Angler Conservation Program director, Trout Unlimited, skandell@tu.org ARLINGTON, Virginia—Today the Biden administration announced a ... Read more
May 3, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sam Davidson sdavidson@tu.org, 831-235-2542 May 3, 2021 Trout Unlimited lauds introduction of California public lands bills in the Senate, Senator Padilla’s leadership in protecting and restoring vital water sources, habitat, and access to the outdoors. EMERYVILLE, Calif—Trout Unlimited (TU) today praised the introduction of the PUBLIC Lands Act from California Senator Alex ... Read more
April 28, 2021
April 28, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Seth Coffman, Trout Unlimited Shenandoah Headwaters Program, seth.coffman@tu.org Mark Taylor, Trout Unlimited eastern communications director, mark.taylor@tu.org ARLINGTON, Va. — Virginia’s water resources will get a boost from nearly $3 million that will help Trout Unlimited launch a partnership project to address aquatic habitat, and water quality concerns in ... Read more
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