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  • Science From the field

    Tracking trout on the Deerfield

    Data collected, scientists now set out to gauge how flows affect the river’s wild browns For the past two-plus years, TU’s Deerfield River Watershed Chapter members and community volunteers have been tracking the movements of 30 brown trout carrying surgically implanted radio transmitters.  Now, after putting thousands of miles on their cars to collect 24 million…

  • From the field

    Snakes, snarled permits & supply chain snafus

    Just another field season at TU.

    For Trout Unlimited crews, restoring streams means persisting through every manner of calamity It’s another muggy August day and Erin Rodgers is in her element, walking along a brook in New Hampshire looking at how a habitat enhancement project on the stream held up through high water from a recent thunderstorm. A few hundred miles…

  • From the field

    The missing link for the Metolius

    TU, Forest Service, volunteers, youth crews team up to restore Link Creek, an important tributary to Oregon’s Metolius River Few Western rivers offer better fishing than the Metolius in Central Oregon. This famous trout fishery is well known for its native bull and redband trout. But like many stream systems, it suffers from degraded and…