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By now we are all familiar with coronavirus symptoms: fever, cough, fatigue, headache, loss of smell. We have all gone to school on pandemics and contagious diseases; alas, what trying times the last seven months have been for our communities.
There’s a new class of STREAM Girls to welcome in West Michigan to thanks to Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore, Trout Unlimited, and some amazing dedicated volunteers. This month 30 Brownies, juniors, and cadettes attended STREAM Girls camp at the Girl Scouts’ Betsy Cutler House located on Bear Creek in Muskegon, Mich. The girls started their day putting on waders and exploring Bear Creek. They self-led a stream walk and answered … Read more
By Jamie Vaughan Parkside Elementary teacher Tara Dzirbowicz is taking learning from the classroom to the creek this fall as many educators look to the outdoors amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. With the help of local Trout Unlimited staff, fifth-grade students from the Rockford, Mich., school recently traded in their sneakers for waders and explored Rum … Read more
Just like that it was time to say goodbye to our friends. We had finished Montana and completed 991 miles of the trail.
By Morgan Stum Trout Unlimited is working with Frostburg State University’s AmeriCorps program to restore brook trout habitat in headwater streams in western Maryland. On Oct. 3, 2020, nine members of Frostburg State’s ECHOSTARS program joined conservation staff from TU’s Western Maryland Initiative to plant 100 potted trees alongside a small Savage River headwater. ECHOSTARS is an acronym for Empowering Communities, Helping Others, Service Through Action, Resources and Sustainability. The group is a university division of AmeriCorps where, through volunteerism in local … Read more
Everyone is getting ready for 100 trout eggs arriving tomorrow at the Trailside Museum in Cross River, N.Y., and you can a sneak peak into the new digs that the trout will call home over the next eight months. The trout tank at the museum is ready for the eggs, which will arrive on Thursday, … Read more
Fred was a patient teacher and a passionate volunteer with a wonderful sense of humor and a love of all things TU. It’s little wonder that he won the national Youth Education Award in 2010. In his nomination, OBTU member Greg Prosen called Fred a “virtual Pied Piper of children’s fly fishing activities.” Originally from … Read more
“Up and down. Up and down. Everyday I’m reminded this trail is the CDT, the Continental Divide Trail, and not the Valley trail. The trail does not follow the easiest path south, it follows the mountains that separate the waters of this country. Instead of walking across that valley towards the Tetons, the trail climbs the mountainous hills up to Yellowstone. Though there were animal sightings and incredible views, I still would have preferred to take an easier route.”