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  • Veterans Community Fishing

    Forging ahead: a Veterans Day story

    Fly-fishing the foundation for a special bond between volunteer and veteran SALEM, Va. — The guide, like any experienced guide, was helpful but firm. “Try to cast to that seam,” she said. “And mend a little sooner.” Seyward McKinney reacted with a barely audible, “OK.” She was too busy concentrating to waste effort talking. “That…

  • Community Veterans

    In gratitude to our veterans

    An offer from Trout Unlimited for those who served

    An offer from Trout Unlimited for those who served At TU we thank our veterans on this Veterans Day, but also every day throughout the year, for the sacrifices they have made for all of us. Did you know that 200 TU chapters have an active TU Service Partnership program in place and that these…

  • Community

    Meet Matt, TU Alaska’s new Southeast Alaska Community Engagement Manager

    Matt Boline is the new Southeast Alaska community engagement manager for Trout Unlimited’s Alaska Program. Matt will spend his time working in communities across Southeast Alaska to engage residents and visitors in conversation and restoration projects.  There is a lot of exciting work happening in southeast, including the Tongass National Forest moving away from old-growth…

  • Community

    Meet Riley, TU Alaska’s new Restoration Biologist 

    As the Tongass National Forest moves away from clear cut logging old-growth forests and instead investing in restoration, recreation, and resiliency, a new workforce is needed. There have been several creative efforts to build workforce capacity, including a restoration workshop that trained Native Alaskan communities in hand tool restoration techniques. Trout Unlimited in pleased to…

  • From the field Community

    Dream job: a summer in search of wild trout

    As summer arrives, Trout Unlimited’s ranks swell as interns join the organization to gain valuable experience in conservation field work and advocacy. The dozens of interns come from near and far. In the case of one intern in Pennsylvania, really far. Sofia Odoemena is from Nigeria. A student at Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pa., Odoemena…