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.
Sawmill Creek is a tributary to the Lemhi River. The Lemhi River watershed is one of the highest elevation and farthest inland reaches for fish migration in the world, as the new signs point out. The watershed is also one of the most important spawning and rearing habitat areas for salmon and steelhead in the Columbia Basin.
“When school closed, students expressed concern for the wellbeing of their trout. They were extremely disappointed when they realized that we would not be taking our trip up to Ward Pound Ridge to release them. They had been looking forward to this trip. So were the other 4th grade teachers. It is always the highlight trip of the year. They were very excited on Earth Day to watch the video of the release that you sent us. That made them proud. And there was an overall feeling of relief that they had been safely introduced into their natural habitat. Thank You!!!!” – Ms. Sims, PS 84, Brooklyn
More than 600 miles of streams in New Jersey have gained additional protections On April 7, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) solidified a yearlong effort by Trout Unlimited and our partners to formally upgrade more than 600 miles of rivers and streams to Category One (C-1) protections, one of the strongest clean water protection standards offered in the Garden State. … Read more
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.
“Supporting the research and projects that TU is doing was an easy choice,” Tim Panek said. “Knowing the travels and travails of these wild fish and protecting their habitat will not only enhance fishery, but more importantly, enhance Rock Creek for all the inhabitants and visitors to the valley including our family and friends.”