Zoe Bommarito

  • Advocacy

    Five things anglers should know about the Antiquities Act

    1. The Antiquities Act authorizes the President of the United States to designate National Monuments on federal lands that contain historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric structures, or other objects of historic, cultural or scientific interest. National monument designations can only take place on existing public lands. Landscape of Arizona's newest National Monument 2. Presidents have…

  • Restoration

    Preventing a death by a thousand cuts

    Protecting Yellowstone Cutthroat from deadly threats in their historical range.

    Protecting what’s left of Montana’s most iconic cutthroat population It’s incredible to catch a Yellowstone Cutthroat just outside of America’s first National Park – one that anglers flock to from all around the world to experience. But we’re catching less of them now than ever before. Yellowstone Cutthroat trout now occupy about 43% of their…

  • Community Restoration

    Healing the Land

    For hundreds of years, the Wuda Ogwa, the site of the Bear River Massacre has undergone significant development, pollution and agricultural use. Now, the Tribe is restoring Wuda Ogwa to its organic and natural glory.

    Editor’s Note: This Native American Heritage Month, Trout Unlimited is celebrating and honoring the efforts of our tribal partners who, since time immemorial, have been stewards of the lands, waters and wildlife they hold sacred. We are inspired by the stories of the Nez Perce working to recover salmon on the Snake River, of the…

  • Snake River Dam Removal

    Snake River Flows Secured, For Now

    Jackson Lake Dam and Reservoir sign

    Near the dramatic jagged peaks of the Teton mountains sits Jackson Lake Dam. Built in the early 1900s by the Bureau of Reclamation to control lake levels for irrigation in Idaho and reduce flooding for a rising local population, Jackson Lake Dam drives water into the Snake River and its interconnected aquatic ecosystem.  The Snake…