In August 2020, TU worked with our partners in northeast Wisconsin to remove a remnant logging dam in the North Branch Oconto River near Wabeno
On the Mendocino Coast in California, an historic railway line is at the heart of a suite of restoration projects completed this year that will help imperiled fish species in one of the most important river systems on California’s North Coast for Coho Salmon and steelhead.
The trout in our virtual trout tank at the Trailside Museum are starting to feel the stress of the rising ammonia levels. Without a healthy bacteria colony in the tank, the nitrogen cycle will not work to neutralize the ammonia resulting in a high trout mortality
I finally realized it’s because every time I get new genetic results it’s like receiving a surprise gift.
Colorado TU and national TU worked in harmony to pass groundbreaking changes to Colorado’s oil and gas drilling regulations. Starting in 2014, Trout Unlimited initiated conversations with the oil and gas industry and conservation partners to establish more robust protections for Colorado’s most important fisheries. The idea was simple: prohibit stream-side oil and gas development and require spill protection … Read more
By Chris Collier Working with the Town of Beaver and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Trout Unlimited recently helped replace a fish passage barrier on the North Branch Beaver Creek located in the middle of a state fishery area. Surveys at the site indicated fish passage and flood risk concerns associated with the existing, four-culvert … Read more
Elected officials know they have one last shot to hammer out deals before the Congressional landscape changes permanently in January. The result? The lame-duck session … a sprint-to-the-finish flurry of legislative action defined by compromise we don’t see too often on the Hill
By Mark Taylor During her hundreds of days wearing an electrofishing backpack in Pennsylvania, Kathleen Lavelle has searched for trout in just about every kind of stream, from tiny trickles to plunging, boisterous mountain rivers. But on a day in August 2019, she experienced something new. Lavelle and her crew were shocking fish in a road. … Read more
Unlike humans, trout only grow more beautiful with age. I know, I know, beauty’s on the inside, but come on. We are all aware of growing older and should be able to admit to being bothered by it sometimes.
The permit denial for the proposed Pebble mine wouldn’t have been made possible without millions of people submitting comments and signing petitions, calling elected officials, and of course, rocking “No Pebble Mine” stickers for nearly two decades.