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  • Conservation

    Take action

    By Chris Wood Last week, I published an opinion piece printed in the New York Times asking President Trump to stand up for clean water, and veto Congress’ bill to overturn restrictions on mountaintop removal mining. Unfortunately, that plea failed, as the President signed the misguided law today. Trout Unlimited, our members, and all hunters…

  • Conservation

    Of monuments and missed opportunities

    By Chris Wood The one that got away isn’t always a fish. Eighteen years ago, I got a phone call from the forest supervisor of the Rogue-Siskiyou National Forest in southwest Oregon. He wanted President Clinton to use his authority under the Antiquities Act to make a big chunk of the forest a national monument…

  • Conservation

    It only took one day

    Twenty-four hours. That is how long it took for the U.S. House of Representatives to pass a resolution to make it easier to sell or transfer America’s public lands. The fight for our public lands started on day one of the 115th Congress. On Tuesday, the House of Representative voted on a rules package that…

  • Community Conservation

    Students observe sampling efforts on Salmon Creek

    Local high school students recently watched on as the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environment fisheries crew used electrofishing gear to sample Salmon Creek in northwestern Connecticut.   The monitoring (below) is part of the long term Salmon Kill Enhancement and Restoration Project, which is focused on improving  habitat for native and wild trout. Tracking population levels…