Category

Conservation

  • Conservation Advocacy

    Reconnecting the Klamath

    FERC’s license surrender order clears the path to remove four old dams on the Lower Klamath River The decades-long campaign Trout Unlimited and our Tribal and conservation partners have waged to restore the third most productive river for salmon and steelhead on the West Coast has taken a dramatic leap forward. Today, the Federal Energy…

  • Restoration

    Colorado greenbacks are … back

    After more than a decade of work, the greenback cutthroat trout is now reproducing in its native range Seven years ago, on a cool mid-September morning, I joined other Colorado Trout Unlimited members and Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) staff at a 10,000-foot trailhead to Herman Gulch, a stream located in Arapaho National Forest west of…

  • Conservation

    Three things the Rubies taught me

    The TU community has spent countless hours fishing the Ruby marshes and has dedicated years to protecting the region from oil and gas development via the Ruby Mountains Protection Act.  

    “Do you need a reminder on how to cast?” Trout Unlimited’s Nevada Field Coordinator, Pam Harrington, asked Zoe and I as she handed us each a fly rod.   With smiles to match the cloudless October sky above the vast valley we fished in, we exclaimed “Yes!”  The weaving marshes of Nevada’s Ruby Lake National Wildlife…

  • From the field

    Future bright for premier wild trout fishery in the East

    Bipartisan Infrastructure Law helps TU and partners boost efforts in the Delaware River watershed Juggling three balls can be tricky. Try 19. That’s how many projects Jo-Anne Humphreys has had on her plate this year as a stream restoration specialist for Trout Unlimited’s Northeast Coldwater Habitat Program. “It’s been my busiest professional year ever,” said…

  • American Places Advocacy

    Military, mountains, and a new monument

    President Biden designates his first national monument in the Rocky Mountains, recognizing the history of WWII soldiers who later became the catalyst for America’s burgeoning outdoor recreation economy Earlier this week, President Biden visited Colorado to honor the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division, which trained at Camp Hale in the Rocky Mountains during WWII to…