Trout Unlimited Staff

  • Community

    A giveaway that gives back

    By Meghan Barker Now that the Pebble mine comment period has closed, we have time up here in Alaska to turn our attention to something way more fun: fishing! We see new photos coming in from friends in Bristol Bay with monster-sized king salmon, and trophy rainbow trout almost daily. For most of us, a…

  • Conservation

    The cannabis conundrum

    This graphic of a tributary to the Eel River shows the intense marijuana cultivation typical of many drainages in California's Emerald Triangle. The large red circles indicate outdoor grows of more than 100 plants and the pot farms in this drainage alone require more than 15 million gallons of water per growing season. By Matt…

  • Community

    What is a tree worth?

    A little girl plants a tree along New York trout stream

    By Tracy Brown At Trout Unlimited, planting a tree is about so many things.  Each spring and fall hundreds of TU volunteers plant trees along our favorite and most precious coldwater streams.   It is about the trees.  It is about the trout.  And it is about engaging with the local community.   This spring in New York alone over…

  • Community

    TU bloggers collect awards through OWAA

    TU's digital content team reaped six awards at the 2019 Outdoor Writers Association of America conference in Little Rock, Ark., this week. Chris Hunt, national digital director, received four awards from the prestigious organization, including first-place awards in the Family/Youth Participation and the Humor categories. He also took two second place awards, one each in…