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  • Youth

    Catching native trout in Yellowstone leads to thoughts on conservation

    We can see that as time goes on, the world needs more and more help from the destruction we have done to it. We all need to take start taking a part in conservation, the world needs it.

    Trout Unlimited's teen essay contest honorable mention Editor’s Note: Trout Unlimited’s annual Teen Essay Contest, like many things impacted by Covid, took on a different look in 2020. Our youth camps across the country were cancelled so we opened up the youth contest to all comers. Riley Nebolsine's entry was picked as an honorable mention by…

  • Youth

    Tagging along at TU events developed my conservation ethic

    I have always felt obligated to preserve the nature that I know and love for others to enjoy as well. I have always noticed that whenever communities or even small groups of people come together to clean up or collect data from a stream, they seem to become closer together than they were before.

    Trout Unlimited teen essay contest honorable mention Editor’s Note: Trout Unlimited’s annual Teen Essay Contest, like many things impacted by Covid, took on a different look in 2020. Our youth camps across the country were cancelled so we opened up the youth contest to all comers. Katy White's entry was picked as an honorable mention by…

  • Youth

    Hiking the CDT: Four months, 3,100 miles and, suddenly, Mexico

    We hadn't changed at all, yet so much time had zoomed passed us. It felt like years had gone by since I saw my cousin Ethan, walking along in front of me down the trail in Montana. At the same time, it felt like no time at all. The road seems to go on forever, but it is behind you in only a moment.

    By Henry Strawbridge Editor’s Note: The Strawbridge family from Lakeland, Fla., hiked the length of the Continental Divide Trail – all 3,100 miles of it – from Canada to Mexico. Henry Strawbridge, 14, provided updates of their journey to Trout Unlimited as they passed through the historic range of seven native trout species. You can track the…