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Conservation

  • Conservation Advocacy

    Small waters, big fish

    Leveraging federal dollars and partnership muscle to unblock legendary wild fisheries on the OP  Adult wild steelhead can be as long as your leg and weigh 20 pounds. Yet these remarkable fish have adapted to utilize habitats so small that a guppy might feel claustrophobic in them. A case in point is Wisen Creek on…

  • Special Places Conservation Trout Talk

    Giving Pebble the Boot

    Korkers wading boot supports the next chapter of conservation in Bristol Bay Korkers has designed a limited-edition pair of Devil’s Canyon wading boots with Trout Unlimited in support of permanent and durable safeguards Bristol Bay, and 35% of profits will be donated to TU’s Save Bristol Bay campaign. Purchase yours here. For the past two…

  • Advocacy Conservation

    Chris Wood: Speaking up for migratory fish

    Chris Wood brings expertise to House Subcommittee on Energy hearing on hydropower reforms

    As Congress weighs hydropower, TU's Chris Wood testifies on behalf of trout and salmon imperiled by dams In testimony before Congress today, Trout Unlimited President and CEO Chris Wood advocated for lawmakers to modernize the licensing process for hydropower projects while keeping in place critical requirements that ensure fish passage and tribal input. “Trout and…

  • Conservation Advocacy

    It’s a go on the Colorado

    Federal agency green lights a $30 million Colorado River reconnection project The Windy Gap Project on the Colorado River was built to provide water to the six rapidly growing communities of Boulder, Estes Park, Fort Collins, Greeley, Longmont, and Loveland. From the reservoir that pools behind the Windy Gap Dam, a six-mile pipeline diverts nearly…

  • Conservation

    Home water, economic engine

    Mining proposal is another reason that New Mexico’s Pecos River needs protection I’m fortunate to have grown up close enough to a trout stream that I could go fishing at the drop of a hat. In the summers during high school, my best fishing buddy and I ran a little yard business in Santa Fe,…

  • Snake River Conservation

    Q&A: 1,000 miles from Source to Sea

    Two paddlers from the Grand Salmon project talk about their upcoming trip, dam removal, and Snake River salmon.

    Libby Tobey and Hailey Thompson are embarking on an incredible trip this summer along with three other athletes and advocates. The women are skiing and paddling over 1,000 miles from central Idaho to the Pacific Ocean as part of a public awareness and advocacy initiative, the “Grand Salmon Source to Sea" project, which aims to…