Warren Colyer

  • Restoration

    Money Helps Build Resilience

    A forrest after a fire

    Agreement with the Forest Service invests $10 million to help restore aquatic ecosystems damaged by wildfire. For those of us who live in the West, increasingly smoky summers are one of the really bad manifestations of climate change. I live in Missoula, where winters are gray and long and summers are short and glorious.   At…

  • Conservation

    Reflecting on the Yankee Fork project

    Idaho work turns river right side up to help salmon, steelhead and trout It took a floating dredge just a few years between 1940 and 1952 to turn seven miles of Idaho’s Yankee Fork of the Salmon River upside down. In the 68 years since, there has been almost no natural recovery — the valley…

  • Conservation Fishing Science TROUT Magazine

    Making the Blue River blue

    [et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.6"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.6"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.22.6"][et_pb_image src="" _builder_version="3.22.6"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.6"][et_pb_column type="2_5" _builder_version="3.22.6"][et_pb_button button_url="" url_new_window="on" button_text="Stand up for Good Sam" _builder_version="3.22.6"][/et_pb_button][et_pb_blurb title="Editor's note:" image="" _builder_version="3.22.6"]Trout Unlimited staff have been working in the upper portion of Illinois Gulch since 2013 in partnership with other Federal, State, and local entities to address contamination from smaller abandoned hard-rock mine sites. …