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  • Advocacy

    The wild Tongass and common-sense policies

    If you’re an angler, throughout the year you can search out the elusive steelhead in small creeks, swing flies for all five species of wild Pacific salmon, catch sea-run cutthroat, Dolly Varden and rainbow trout.

    I grew up in the Tongass, the largest national forest in the United States. Most days, I feel like my upbringing here was like winning the lottery. My home bursts with diverse attractions and incredible recreation opportunities no matter my thrill of choice at any given time. One of my favorite parts about the area…

  • Advocacy

    We Are TU: Crystal Elliot

    We care about clean water, healthy fisheries and vibrant communities. We roll up our sleeves to volunteer, we sit on our boards, and we strategize as members and leaders of staff. We want you to join us.  For a discounted first-time membership, click here: https://gifts.tu.org/we-are-tu  The aim of this blog series is to highlight our friends, in…

  • Dam Removal

    Eklutna Watershed Family Field Trip & Scavenger Hunt

    Fall colors and plump berries are here. As we adjust to new school routines and chillier weather, we still want to prioritize time outside before the snow flies. While you and your family think through fall outings, we would like to encourage you to take a trip to the Eklutna River valley - a prime spot for blueberries and all the autumnal hues,…

  • Advocacy

    The importance of quality partnerships

    Across the country, Trout Unlimited takes pride in its long-standing partnership with the U.S. Forest Service (USFS). In many western states, enormous national forests containing many vital watersheds and trout streams are in desperate need of restoration to help prevent catastrophic wildfires and to protect those aquatic resources. The existing partnerships frame those challenges and opportunities.  In Arizona,…

  • Advocacy

    The desert browns of the Owyhee

    TU is leading a coalition of sportsmen to permanently protect the Owyhee Canyonlands The thing that strikes me most about the Owyhee River is the incongruity. This amazing trout stream springs from, and flows for many miles through, a desert. Okay, most of this country is technically sagebrush steppe. But it’s dry, hot and largely…

  • Advocacy

    Arizona’s Jim Strogen awarded for conservation and education work

    Trout Unlimited wouldn’t be what it is today without its amazing network of volunteers. We celebrate them every day, and occasionally outside organizations recognize their dedication as well. That is the case with Arizona’s Jim Strogen, who sits on the public policy and conservation committees of the Arizona TU State Council and serves as the education and conservation chair for his local chapter,…