Online Trainings & Recordings

Register for Online Training Sessions

Click the links below to register for one of these upcoming volunteer training webinars held weeknights at 8 p.m. Eastern:

August 16 — Forging a Future for Fish: TU’s New Vision with Chris Wood, President & CEO (8PM)

September 25 – October 3 – Trout Week Events (Various)

September 30 — TU Annual Meeting Virtual Meeting (8PM)

Be sure to check the TU Event Center site for training opportunities and events in your state.

Recorded Trainings by Topic

Below you will find a listing of the collection of training videos by topic. You can also visit the TU Training Video Channel on Vimeo for the full archive.

Volunteer Leader Trainings

TU Project Finder Reporting Tool

Succession Planning & Leadership Development

Strategic Planning: Building a Roadmap for Growth

New Chapter Leader Orientation

New Council Leader Orientation

Financial & Personal Property Controls Policy Training

Chapter Finances & IRS Reporting – Oct. 2016 Training

Regional Meeting Resources and Presentations
View presentations and resources from our many regional training conferences for chapter and council leaders.

Conservation & Angler Science

Navigating the FERC Hydropower Relicensing Process

Successful Grassroots Advocacy

Partners Everywhere: Building Partnerships to Increase Impact

Rivers Calendar: Using Angler Science to Collect Data and Engage Members

TroutBlitz: How to Monitor Trout Health with a Fly Rod!

Building Resilience to Climate Change in Your Streams

Working with Land Trusts & Land Conservation

Responding and Preparing for Aquatic Invasive Species

  • Note: Older presentation

Principles of Successful Stream Restoration

Small Dam Removal

Stream Restoration Using Large Woody Debris

Culverts & Fish Passage

Youth Education Trainings

2019/2020 Three-part TU Camp & Academy Directors Trainings

Recorded STREAM Girls Webinar Training Lessons in Engaging Youth from the Youth Leadership Council

The Role of the Youth Education Coordinator

How To Plan a Youth Event

The Ins-andOuts of Starting a 5 Rivers College Program

Impacting Youth from Kindergarten to College

Connecting Education to Restoration Projects

The Headwaters Youth Program (old)

  • Note: Older presentation.

Fundraising Trainings

Visit the Embrace A Stream grant resource page for current video tutorials

Foundation Grants: Finding & Applying for Local Funds

TU’s Fundraising Discount Program

The Ins-and-Outs of National Fish and Wildlife Foundation & Federal Grants

Membership & Community Building Trainings

5 Easy Ways to Recruit & Retain New Members

Membership Chair Roundtable

Running a Successful Fly Fishing Film Tour

Seven Ways to Improve Your Chapter Meeting

Communications Trainings

TU Who? Getting the Publicity Your Chapter DeservesUsing TU’s Bulk Email Tool to Communicate with Your MembersSocial Media: Expanding Your Online PresenceUsing the TU Event Printshop

Using TU’s New Logo & Brand



Your Volunteer Operations Staff is here to help! 

Nick Halle
Volunteer Operations Coordinator
(703) 284-9425
Contact Nick for:

  • Volunteer Leader Login Issues
  • Insurance Requests / Questions
  • Fundraising Program & Support
  • Membership Recruitment Tools
  • L.L. Bean Rod Donations


Jeff Yates
Director of Volunteer Operations
Contact Jeff for:

  • Leadership Recruitment & Development
  • Embrace A Stream Grants Program
  • Strategic Planning Support
  • Diversity Event Planning