Time to take the kids outside!

With spring in full swing it’s time to get outside. All over the country, small fingerling trout and salmon smolts are leaving classrooms in the hands of their student caretakers and heading to local rivers and streams via TU’s Trout in the Classroom and Salmon in the Classroom programs. Now is the time for other … Read more

Bay Area Youth Fly Fishing kicks off second year

One of the biggest challenges Trout Unlimited and other sportsmen’s groups face today is keeping alive the American sporting heritage and becoming relevant to more diverse demographics. TU is taking on this challenge in part by engaging young people from all walks of life in the outdoors and coldwater conservation through fly fishing. Volunteer-driven programs … Read more

TU aids with outdoor learning in Michigan

Outdoor education shouldn’t be a privilege of only rural schools. At Trout Unlimited, we believe all students should have access to high quality outdoor learning and we’re putting this belief to practice in Grand Rapids Public Schools.   This spring, Trout Unlimited has partnered up with after-school programs in two Grand Rapids city schools, Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership … Read more

Chapter ideas for spring youth events

/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/blog/DSC_0264.JPG Spring is coming and so are those days spent along a fishy stretch of a favorite river. Not only is it a great time of year to get outside, it is a wonderful season for passing on the love of fly fishing, trout, and the special places they live. TU chapters across the country … Read more

Spring Cleaning: Blow the Dust Off Guiding Documents!

Each spring, many of us start to get that feeling—an itch instigated by the transition from a comfortable and cozy winter to the cabin fever frenzy that beckons the freshness of longer daylight and warmer outdoor adventures. Cue spring cleaning! This spring when you revel in the fresh air, consider blowing the dust off your … Read more

Michigan students connect to the environment through farming

By Jamie Vaughan Trout Unlimited recently kicked off a new pilot program, Seasons on the Farm, in partnership with the Lower Grand River Organization of Watersheds, Plainsong Farm, and the Kent Conservation District in Michigan. Seasons on the Farm aims to provide practical, immersive farm-based environmental education for middle school students in the Rogue River … Read more

Learning From the Stream by Laurie Wilhite

The brilliant autumn colors along the riparian area at Brooks Memorial State Park provided the perfect backdrop for time in the stream. The East Prong of the Little Klickitat River flows over a mile right through this Washington State Park and travels 13 miles south through the town of Goldendale. It was a beautiful fall … Read more