Faces of Restoration: Erin Rodgers modifies the make-up of a restoration site

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

TU’s California Program excels in spite of 2020

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

With roadblocks comes opportunity in Arizona

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

A wet road is no place for wild trout

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