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:

May 10 — Communications Work Group Session: How to Talk TU (8PM)

May 24 — Summer of Science: RIVERS App Tutorial (7PM)

May 24 — New Leader Orientation (8PM)

June 24 – Summer of Science: Mayfly Sensors — Low Cost, Real Time Monitoring (8PM)

July 22 — Summer of Science: Climate Change Action! (8PM)

September 30 — TU Annual Meeting (TBA)

Recorded Trainings by Topic

Visit the TU Training Video Channel or scroll down to view training video archives.

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


TU Volunteer Leaders trainings are a powerful way to connect with resources, learn from fellow volunteers and grow your impact locally. Join us for the following events:

In-Person Trainings:

2021 Annual Meeting
Due to increasing COVID-19 concerns and projections, the 2021 Annual Meeting is cancelled.

2021 Regional Rendezvous
Due to increasing COVID-19 concerns and projections, the 2021 Regional Rendezvous are postponed.

Online Trainings:

View past training recordings or join an upcoming live, online webinar, held at 8 p.m. EST unless otherwise noted.

February 23 — Virtual Advocacy: Using Online Petitions to Grow Impact (8PM)

March 4 — Filing the NEW Annual Activity Report & IRS Reporting Requirements (8PM)

March 15 — Embrace A Stream Grant Training (8PM)

March 29 — Effective Digital Communications During COVID (8PM)

April 8 — TU Event Registration Tools to Better Manage and Promote Your Activities (8PM)


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

Lisa Beranek

Leadership Development Manager
(907) 205-0974
Contact Lisa for:

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