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Kara Armano

  • Community

    Women angling for conservation

    A beautiful stretch of river in northern New Mexico. A group of women recently gathered in the forests of northern New Mexico to fish and explore conservation issues while thoroughly enjoying each other's company. With abundant water and afternoon thunderstorms, the waters of the Rio de los Piños ran a bit turbid, but that didn't…

  • Conservation

    TU urges Tipton to improve REC Act

    Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton is drafting a public lands bill to safeguard places sacred to sportsmen and women in qestern Colorado.  Trout Unlimited is working closely with other members of Colorado’s elected delegation on the CORE Act to provide protections critical for fish, wildlife, and public lands, and it looks forward to working with the 3rd Congressional District leader to explore additional options that are favorable to all…

  • Conservation

    New bill would clarify management, improve fishing in Colorado

    Anglers should rejoice in the introduction of the CORE Act, particularly if they live or fish in Colorado's iconic Gunnison Valley. The Curecanti portion of the Act, introduced by Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Joe Neguse, would establish permanent boundaries for the current National Recreation Area making management simpler and creating improved fishing access.   In 1965, Blue Mesa Dam was completed…

  • Conservation

    What the Animas can learn from the Arkansas

    [et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.6"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.6"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.22.6"][et_pb_image src="https://www.tu.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Buck.jpg" _builder_version="3.22.6"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.6"][et_pb_column type="2_5" _builder_version="3.22.6"][et_pb_image src="https://www.tu.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/20170201_120929.jpg" _builder_version="3.22.6"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type="3_5" _builder_version="3.22.6"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.22.6"]Let’s take a minute to daydream. Close your eyes and envision beautiful mountain scenery and cold, clean water drifting through the valley floor, bugs flitting through the clear, blue sky, and the possibility of sighting wildlife around every bend. Listen…

  • Conservation

    Cleaning up old mines, making fishing better

    Southwest Colorado hosts some of the best high-mountain trout fishing in the country. From pristine mountain streams and lakes that hold native cutthroats, to larger rivers like the Animas, Southwest Colorado fishing is worth fighting for. That is exactly the reason behind TU’s extensive efforts to remediate acid mine waste from headwater streams in this…

  • Conservation

    TU launches San Juan Wilderness campaign

    Today, Trout Unlimited launched Sportsmen for the San Juan Mountains Wilderness to underscore the importance of protecting public lands for hunting and fishing opportunities. Partnering with conservation groups, businesses, and individuals, Trout Unlimited used the San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act to foster supporters across multiple spectrums who understand the need to protect these special places.…