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About Kate Miller

Kate is the Director of Government Affairs for Trout Unlimited, working to represent TU's mission - and bridge a connection between TU volunteers, staff and the issues we care about - with policy makers in ... Read more about Kate Miller

Native Trout Odyssey Team

Native Trout Odyssey team to make final stop in Washington D.C. Five college students; 10 weeks; 10 states; 18 native trout species. The Native Odyssey crew (left to right): Brett Winchel, Matt Crockett, Jacob Lacy, Heather Harkavy, Austin Burroughs. This Summer, TU, in partnership with U.S. Forest Service, Costa Sunglasses, Simms Fishing Products, and Fishpond, … Read more

TU attends Sportsmen’s Summit with Secretary Zinke

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke address attendees at the Sportsmen Access Ramp-Up Summit in Washington, D.C. Courtesy @SecretaryZinke on Twitter By Keith Curley Trout Unlimited recently accepted an invitation from the Department of Interior and attended the Sportsmen Access Ramp-Up Summit in Washington, D.C. While the title of the meeting emphasized access, Greg Sheehan—the … Read more

Comment period open on repealing clean water protections

Comment period open on repealing clean water protections Repealing rule would jeopardize drinking water for millions; risk for trout and salmon CONTACT:Shauna Stephenson / Trout Unlimitedssherard@tu.org / (307) 757-7861 (July 27, 2017) WASHINGTON D.C. – The public can now comment on a decision by the Trump administration to repeal a rule that would protect 60 … Read more

Comment period open on repealing clean water protections

Comment period open on repealing clean water protections Repealing rule would jeopardize drinking water for millions; risk for trout and salmon CONTACT:Shauna Stephenson / Trout Unlimitedssherard@tu.org / (307) 757-7861 (July 27, 2017) WASHINGTON D.C. – The public can now comment on a decision by the Trump administration to repeal a rule that would protect 60 … Read more

Sportsmens bill advances in Senate – S.1514, the Hunting Heritage and Environmental Legacy Preservation for Wildlife Act.

On July 26th, 2017, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee advanced S.1514, the Hunting Heritage and Environmental Legacy Preservation for Wildlife Act (HELP Wildlife Act). Trout Unlimited supports this bill, which reauthorizes a number of useful conservation programs until 2023. The reauthorized programs that Trout Unlimited is particularly supportive of include: North Americans Wetlands … Read more

TU opposes the Water Rights Protection Act (S.1230)

On July 26th, 2017, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests and Mining held a hearing to receive testimony on a number of legislative proposals, including S.1230, the Water Rights Protection Act.. Trout Unlimited’s letter of opposition is included below. 170725_TU_Ltr_S.ENR-PLFM-SubHrg_S.1230.pdf July 25, 2017 Re: TU Opposes the Water Rights Protection … Read more

TU supports Oregon Wildlands Act

On July 26th, 2017, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests and Mining held a hearing to receive testimony on a number of legislative proposals, including S.1548, the Oregon Wildlands Act, sponsored by Sens. Wyden and Merkley. Trout Unlimited’s letter of support is included below. 170725_TU_Ltr_S.ENR-PLFM-SubHrg_S.1548.pdf July 25, 2017 Re: TU … Read more

Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act advances in 115th Congress

This morning, H.R. 825, the Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act was approved by unanimous consent in the House Natural Resources Committee. This step sets the bill up for vote by the full House, which is a great step forward toward moving this legislation into law. Trout Unlimited’s letter in support of this bill is … Read more

Conservation Funding: Trout Unlimited letter to U.S. House – Opposing harmful Clean Water rider in “minibus” spending bill

170726_TU_Ltr_H.R.3219_EW_Approps_HouseFloor.pdf July 26, 2017 Re: Trout Unlimited strongly opposes Energy and Water Section 108, a rider to weaken the Clean Water Act, and urges you to support the Beyer, Esty amendment to strip it from the bill. Dear Representative: Trout Unlimited strongly urges support for the Beyer, Esty Amendment to strike section 108 of Division … Read more