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September 24, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Austin Williams, Trout Unlimited, (907) 227-1590 or awilliams@tu.org  September 24, 2020  Forest Service poised to repeal roadless areas protections on the Tongass National Forest  JUNEAU, AK — A final environmental impact statement released today indicates the Forest Service plans to exempt the Tongass National Forest from the Roadless Rule despite overwhelming public comment in support of the rule and its long-standing protections for fish and wildlife.  If finalized, the rule would repeal conservation measures for ... Read more
September 23, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nelli Williams, Trout Unlimited, nwiliams@tu.org or (907) 230-7121 Brian Kraft, Katmai Service Providers, (907) 227-8719 or bkraft@alaskasportsmanslodge.com Nanci Morris Lyon, Bear Trail Lodge, (907) 246-2327 or gofish@bristolbay.com Alaska anglers, businesses call for investigation; immediate rejection of permit for proposed Pebble mine ANCHORAGE, AK – Videos released Monday show executives behind the controversial ... Read more
August 24, 2020
August 24, 2020 Find Pebble Mine/Bristol Bay images and b-roll here FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Chris Wood, Trout Unlimited president and CEO, (571)274-0601 Nelli Williams, Trout Unlimited Alaska director, (907) 230-7121 Proposed Pebble mine sent back to the drawing board, sporting community applauds finding U.S. Army Corps of Engineers finds controversial project will likely result ... Read more
August 24, 2020
Coalition seeks to balance fish and wildlife conservation with mining and supply chain security  Washington D.C. (August 24, 2020) – A diverse coalition, including Trout Unlimited, National Wildlife Federation and Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, has launched its Critical Minerals Report: A Conservation Perspective exploring the confluence of fish and wildlife conservation, hunting and fishing traditions, clean energy ... Read more
August 19, 2020
For Immediate Release Aug. 18, 2020 600th angler completes Utah Cutthroat Slam; $50K raised for conservation SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Cutthroat Slam recently hit a few milestones, including reaching its 600th completion and raising more than $50,000 for cutthroat trout conservation. This Utah-focused fishing challenge has seen a surge in participation in 2020. ... Read more
August 14, 2020
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 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 TROUT UNLIMITED AND CARIBOU-TARGHEE NATIONAL FOREST COMPLETING FINAL YEAR OF LARGE-SCALE RESTORATION PROJECT FOR NATIVE FISH ON TINCUP CREEK, ID  JACKSON, Wyoming – Trout Unlimited (TU) and the Caribou-Targhee National Forest ... Read more
August 14, 2020
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 Contacts: Leslie Steen, NW Wyoming Program Director, Trout Unlimited, 307-699-1022, lsteen@tu.org Patrick Barry, Forest Fisheries Biologist, Bridger-Teton National Forest, 307-886-5330, Patrick.m.barry@usda.gov Kelly Owens, Forest Hydrologist, Bridger-Teton National Forest, 307-739-5598, kelly.owens@usda.gov Tribasin Fish Passage and Watershed Restoration Project Begins in Upper Greys River Watershed. Trout Unlimited (TU) and the Bridger-Teton National Forest (BTNF) announced today ... Read more
July 31, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nelli Williams, Trout Unlimited Alaska Director, (907) 230-7121, nwilliams@tu.org ANCHORAGE, AK – Today, a minibus appropriations bill (H.R. 7617) that included an amendment that could influence the permitting outcome for the proposed Pebble mine was approved by the U.S. House. The amendment would prohibit the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from ... Read more
July 24, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nelli Williams, Trout Unlimited Alaska, (907) 230-7121 or nwilliams@tu.org Proposed Pebble mine Environmental Impact Statement shows clear impact to American jobs, fisheries, recreation; Orvis, local lodges among groups requesting President to uphold jobs, businesses, sporting paradise. ANCHORAGE, AK — A final environmental analysis for the proposed Pebble mine released today shows ... Read more
July 22, 2020
With outdoor participation skyrocketing, dollars for access, habitat and maintenance crucial  For immediate release  July 22, 2020  Contact: Shauna Stephenson Trout Unlimited (307) 757-7861, sstephenson@tu.org  (July 22, 2020) WASHINGTON D.C. — Landmark conservation legislation that includes full and permanent funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund and dedicated funding for the maintenance backlog on public lands passed the House today, making its next stop the President’s ... Read more
July 20, 2020
Bill disallows wasteful system that diverts public land management resources. For Immediate Release Contact:Corey Fisher Senior Public Lands Policy DirectorTrout Unlimited(406) 546-2979, Corey.Fisher@tu.org (July 20, 2020) WASHINGTON D.C. — Trout Unlimited today voiced support for legislation that helps modernize the federal leasing system and facilitate responsible energy development on public land. The Leasing Market Efficiency ... Read more
July 17, 2020
Amicus brief filed in federal court case brought by Southern Environmental Law Center For immediate release 7/17/2020 Contacts: Steve Moyer Vice President for Government Affairs Trout Unlimited 571-274-0593 Steve.moyer@tu.org Shauna Stephenson National Communications Director Trout Unlimited 307-757-7861 shauna.stephenson@tu.org (July 17, 2020) WASHINGTON, D.C.—Representatives of thousands of sportsmen and women across the country filed a friend ... Read more
July 17, 2020
P R E S S  R E L E A S E Karuk Tribe ● Yurok Tribe ● Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations ● Trout Unlimited ● California Trout ● Sustainable Northwest ● American Rivers ● Save California Salmon ● Klamath Riverkeeper    For Immediate Release: July 16, 2020 For more information:  Craig Tucker, ... Read more
July 1, 2020
Bill simultaneously creates jobs and healthier rivers and communities For immediate release 7/1/2020 Contact:  Shauna Stephenson (307) 757-7861 shauna.stephenson@tu.org (July 1, 2020) WASHINGTON DC — The “Moving Forward Act,” H.R. 2, passed the U.S. House today with a vote of 233 to 188. “Clean water and healthy waterways are critical elements of the Nation’s infrastructure system,” said ... Read more
July 1, 2020
Facebook among contributors to help secure enough water to support fish and recreation in one of the state’s most popular rivers June 30, 2020 Contacts:  Jordan Nielson, Trout Unlimited, Jordan.nielson@tu.org – 801-850-1221 Michael Mills, Central Utah Water Conservancy District, mikem@cuwcd.com – 801-226-7132 Mike Slater, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, michaelslater@utah.gov – 801-367-5941 Melanie Roe, Facebook, melanieroe@fb.com Mark Holden, Utah Reclamation Mitigation and ... Read more
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