Veteran programs

  • Community

    Sept. 11: National Day of Service and Remembrance

    Each year since 2009, Sept. 11 has marked a federally recognized National Day of Service and Remembrance. On this day Americans across the country volunteer in their local communities in tribute to those lost and injured in the September 11, 2001 attacks, first responders, and the many of us who have since risen in service.…

  • Community

    Building a community of service in difficult times

    Now more than ever, we need to address issues of equity within Trout Unlimited

    In a recent Hatch Magazine article, Chad Brown – Navy veteran and founder/president of the non-profit organization Soul River, which focuses on bringing veteran mentors and inner city youth together in the outdoors – made a point that captured the gravity of today’s moment for the environmental conservation community.   While sharing some of the personal instances of…

  • Veterans

    Announcing: 2020 Alaska Armed Forces Appreciation Fishing Trip

    Last fall, 13 veteran or active-duty members of the Armed Forces in Alaska congregated in the scenic and quiet community of Cantwell to explore and fish Denali State Park. The all-expense-paid trip was the 2nd annual Armed Forces Appreciation Fishing Trip hosted in partnership with Kinross Fort Knox with the help of the guides at Denali Fly Fishing Guides, a TU-endorsed business.  Read about the 2019 trip here.  2019 Armed…

  • Community

    Saving Bristol Bay one bag of coffee at a time

    It might be fair to say that Alaskans love coffee as much as we love our wild salmon.  Coffee helps us get through the long, dark winters, and it powers our fast-paced and adventure-filled summer days. For the Trout Unlimited staff based in Anchorage, coffee is an everyday requirement, and we know that without it, our efforts to protect…

  • Diversity

    ‘We Are TU’ series accepting nominations

    As the larger angling community grows and diversifies, Trout Unlimited wants to make sure members of our community who don’t fit what was once the “traditional fly fisherman" mold are seen and heard, and that their experiences on the water, at fly shops and volunteer meetings are represented across our channels.   When someone unfamiliar with our work sees Trout Unlimited’s content, we want what…