I have spent some quality time in the state of Oregon, and I know a beautiful treasure of a river when I see one—even if I might not be the best at catching the trout and salmon that swim in them. U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio’s district is filled with waters like these. You will not … Read more
Should New Mexicans have the right to wade, float and swim in all the state’s waterways? And if that’s the case, what does that mean for private landowners?
Keeping track of efforts to save the “Roadless Rule” in Alaska hasn’t been easy.
As part of Trout Unlimited, she works to protect the hunting and fishing heritage that is so important to so many people. TU’s team works in collaboration with federal and state agencies, partner conservation groups and sportsmen and women for common-sense solutions to protect the wild places of the West. TU is engaged on the legislative level in every Western state and nationally on the congressional level.
Patience is a virtue that humans have collectively had to learn over the course of the last three months. Pebble can be added to the long list of things were Alaskans and fishermen apply their honed skill of patience.
The EPA’s new Waters of the U.S. Rule weakens the Clean Water Act, the landmark law that made many of America’s great rivers fishable and swimmable over the past half century. This puts in peril the sources of our rivers: the small headwater streams … where big fish go to make little fish. We need your help. Stand up for clean water now
Five years of advocacy on behalf of native fish and wild places in the Gila National Forest
This week, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission voted 2-1 to approve the highly controversial Jordan Cove Energy Project. The project would include an export terminal in Coos Bay, Ore., and a 230-mile-long pipeline from Malin, Ore., to the export facility on the southern Oregon coast. The pipeline’s route will cross a number of iconic salmon and … Read more
Started in 2018, Trout Unlimited’s Western Maryland Initiative has been making progress improving habitat for native brook trout and other species — work that also benefits the health of the Chesapeake Bay. Stable sources of funding are critical for the initiative’s success, which is why the program’s coordinator, Seth Moessinger recently joined other conservation organization representatives in Washington, D.C., to meet … Read more
The Great American Outdoors Act would fund LWCF and restoration projects across the country. On Monday a bipartisan group of Senators introduced the Great American Outdoors Act (S. 3422) to fully and permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and help tackle the multi-billion-dollar public lands maintenance backlog. The legislation follows a press conference … Read more