by Tara Granke The term “science lesson” may evoke visions of students running experiments with beakers, microscopes, and a professor in a lab coat. No longer is that the case. TU’s Headwaters Youth Program is all about intertwining informal lessons in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) with recreation and the arts to make STREAM education … Read more
Shane was one of 12 in attendance on an all-expenses-paid fly-fishing trip intended to show appreciation for active and retired armed service members in Alaska sponsored by Kinross Fort Knox and Trout Unlimited.
Congratulations to D. Ostrosky of California, the winner of the Grand Prize—a fly-fishing trip to Montana—in this year’s TU Sweepstakes. J. Mott of Iowa is the Sweepstakes’ first-place winner. Mott will receive a new Sage Ignitor fly rod (a 9-foot, 7-weight), coupled with a new Sage Spectrum MAX reel. Second-place winners P. Caldwell of Hawaii … Read more
Women’s interest and involvement in the sport of fishing is growing and becoming more of a focus in the industry. Simms announced last week the introduction of the new Women’s G3 Guide Z Stockingfoot and Women’s Freestone Z Stockingfoot waders. These women-specific waders are made for women, by women who fish. The new designs feature a TiZip waterproof side zipper for … Read more
In the natural world, diversity creates resilience. For example, grasslands with a greater variety of native plants are more resistant to drought. They also bounce back faster from disturbance caused by insect infestations and fire. Diversity also makes organizations more resilient. And relevant, too. The more connections to people with different backgrounds that we share, … Read more
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the world body for assessing the state of scientific knowledge related to climate change, released a report last week that should be on everyone’s radar.
At the Trout Unlimited Annual Meeting every year, we have a tradition of putting the senior staff on stage to answer questions on the fly from the audience of 250-plus volunteer leaders. Last year, someone from the audience asked each of us to state the three most important areas of focus for TU over the … Read more
A beautiful stretch of river in northern New Mexico. A group of women recently gathered in the forests of northern New Mexico to fish and explore conservation issues while thoroughly enjoying each other’s company. With abundant water and afternoon thunderstorms, the waters of the Rio de los Piños ran a bit turbid, but that didn’t … Read more
By Connor Ford The annual Trout Unlimited Teen Summit is a dream come true for any teen who loves fly fishing and is interested in conservation. It sure was for this teen from Holly, Michigan. Five days of fishing for wild trout in wild places, experiencing local culture, working on a stream restoration project and … Read more
A slate of five river cleanups co-hosted by Trout Unlimited, Costa del Mar and SweetWater Brewing Company start this weekend. The first of the #KickPlastic cleanup events will take place in Roanoke, Virginia, on the Roanoke River. (See this post for more information and please fill out the simple volunteer form so we can get … Read more