For many within the ranks of TU, a river is not a river if no fish live in it. And until recently, I couldn’t have agreed more, but a recent trip to a very dry desert in southwestern Utah helped change my mind.
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In Arizona, TU members have been actively involved in policy, management, funding and more on USFS projects, large and small, affecting streams, watersheds and landscapes.
The loud booms forced us off the water and back to the trail, but we thought for sure it would be another dry storm just rumbling its way through the mountains. But, not this time
Mapping developed by TU’s science team shows that half of the country’s potential critical mineral mines lie in prime trout and salmon habitat
The thin, cool air and the end of high mountain wildflower season were calling my name.
TU works with some extremely talented characters while developing and completing projects in the field that help make fishing better. We are excited to bring you a series highlighting these Contractors. We hire equipment operators, truck drivers, laborers, material suppliers, engineers, technicians, and water testing labs. They are unique, talented, humble and some are downright wild, but TU’s Contractors are a … Read more
After growing up in Wisconsin, Lydia spent her undergrad years in Oregon researching transboundary water management and hydropower policy while interning with numerous water-based organizations focused on western rivers
In the summer, I think I could live off the land — with a bit more education. Wild raspberries and strawberries, wildflowers, wild trout, some wild onions, mushrooms and cattails would make a smorgasbord. The trout tend to come easily in the high-mountain streams I frequent, but too bad I’m a vegetarian as they would be the only filling menu item. I guess I have more learning to do. … Read more
Dr. Jim Strogen was named the 2020 Outstanding Citizen Wildlife Contributor of the Year by the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Fishing for wild Gila trout in Arizona might one day be possible. These trout have had a tough go at life in Arizona streams, but TU, along with the Arizona Game & Fish Department (AZGFD), are working hard to give them a better existence and to one day give anglers a chance to catch these … Read more