In the official decision, the Army Corps of Engineers wrote that Pebble was “contrary to public interest.” That is a direct acknowledgment of what we have all said loudly and clearly for years, and especially in 2020
One nice thing about the change in the weather is that we were beginning to see a lot of golden aspen trees. It is almost as though they give off their own light. Even well after sunset, you walk under an aspen tree stand and see the trail light up.
This Faces of Restoration is a bit different from our typical posts highlighting a great contractor or construction partner(s) who help us complete our on-the-ground projects all across the country. Today, we are highlighting Erin Rogers, TU’s Western New England project coordinator, whom has had to rethink what a work day at a restoration site … Read more
Many of the old buildings made me feel like I was walking through the Old West.
It would be a serious understatement to say that 2020 has been a challenging year. Yet in the midst of a global pandemic and its harsh toll on our economy, communities and personal lives, Trout Unlimited and our supporters and partners helped deliver some outstanding conservation outcomes. Our California Program helped achieve major milestones on … Read more
As we approach the end of 2020, the Great Lakes region is two presidential signatures away from securing major legislative wins. Congress recently approved funding measures for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) and for the Brandon Road Lock and Dam project to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes. “Trout Unlimited would like to thank the … Read more
This week, Congress passed the omnibus spending bill, which will fund the federal government until next year. The legislation also includes several significant western water bills critical to Trout Unlimited’s work in the West. TU thanks the House and Senate leadership for the passage of these important water bills
With massive projects like the proposed forest and watershed restoration efforts in Arizona come massive roadblocks. But roadblocks won’t deter Arizona Trout Unlimited from accomplishing its critical goals of forest and, therefore, watershed restoration. If you’ll recall in our first blog post in this series, AZTU has been at the table urging forest restoration initiatives through the Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI) to enhance watershed health … Read more
If you need a pick-me-up, this is it. It is with great excitement that we share the short film, “Return to Us: Restoring Alaska’s Eklutna River,” with you. As of today, it is available free of charge online for all to enjoy. Return to Us chronicles the historic effort spearheaded by Eklutna, Inc. and The … Read more
Simply put, we have learned a lot from beavers in ways we can help protect our most important fisheries from the ravages of climate change. We know how to utilize their skillsets to restore resiliency to our home waters