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  • Community

    Wyoming volunteers back to work on Little Mountain

    Volunteers from the Seedskadee TU Chapter in Wyoming helped plant hundreds of trees along cutthroat trout streams in the Little Mountain region.

    National Trout Unlimted leaders announced on June 1 that chapters were permitted to organize chapter gatherings where state and local rules allow, and as long as proper precautions are taken to protect one another. Wyoming TU volunteers wasted no time, and are already back to work restoring some of Wyoming’s most important strongholds for native…

  • Conservation

    Russian River coho and steelhead conservation update

    The Russian River watershed, north of San Francisco, is the focus of an intensive, multi-year effort to recover coho salmon – now one of the rarest native fish species in California. TU is playing a lead role in this effort through the Russian River Coho Water Resources Partnership. The focus of the Partnership is boosting…

  • Community

    Our ‘green lands’

    “To protect and restore trout and salmon and the watersheds on which they depend.” The mission of Trout Unlimited cannot be accomplished without the help of partners. One of our most important partners is the United States Forest Service. The Forest Service manages over 191 million acres of public land that are jointly owned by…

  • Conservation

    Gila trout recovery on Mt. Graham

    The effort to restore Gila trout in their native range continues to move forward

    A baby Gila trout

    By Nate Rees Gila trout are one of the rarest trout species in the United States, making them a focus of Trout Unlimited’s restoration work on native, southwestern trout. They are only found in Arizona and New Mexico earning them a spot on the federal Endangered Species List in 1967. But they were re-classified as…

  • From the field

    Good outcomes from field season

    Monarch Pass in the distance.

    By Jason Willis It seemed like a good time to shed light on some positives from the 2019 field season as we deal with the trying times currently enveloping our country. Here is a brief history, summary and outcome of the successful Monarch Pass Gravel Mine project.  The U.S. Forest Service’s Salida Ranger District released…