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  • Advocacy

    Renewed action in Oregon’s Owyhee Canyonlands

    Oregon’s Owyhee Canyonlands represent one of the largest conservation opportunities in the Lower 48. The Owyhee is an integral part of the sagebrush steppe landscape that supports more than 350 species of fish and wildlife, including genetically pure, interior Redband trout. But it’s not immune to our ever-changing world. Redband Trout. Photo by Matteo Moretti…

  • Restoration

    Improving Habitat in a Great Basin Oasis

    Fed from the jagged peaks of the Sierras on the eastern border of Yosemite, the East Walker River flows through two states and numerous different ecosystems before meeting its terminus in Walker Lake. Within the newly established Walker River State Recreation Area (WRSRA) in Nevada, it provides an oasis in the harsh high desert for…

  • Dam Removal

    The Way Forward for the Eel River

    PG&E’s decommissioning plan for the Potter Valley Project on California’s Eel River would remove all in-river facilities and make it the longest free-flowing river in the state On November 17, six weeks after the last remnants of the Copco II Dam on the Klamath River were removed, the Pacific Gas and Electric company (PG&E) announced…

  • Advocacy Conservation

    Defending Protections for Bristol Bay

    Bristol Bay Orgs & TU file briefs in State of Alaska Lawsuit Against EPA In January 2023, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized Clean Water Act 404(c) safeguards for the headwaters of Bristol Bay, Alaska. These protections prohibit the proposed Pebble Mine and were widely celebrated by Bristol Bay tribes, the commercial fishing industry, anglers…

  • Restoration Community

    A Celebration on the Elwha River

    Editor’s Note: This Native American Heritage Month, Trout Unlimited is celebrating and honoring the efforts of our tribal partners who, since time immemorial, have been stewards of the lands, waters and wildlife they hold sacred. We are inspired by the stories of the Nez Perce working to recover salmon on the Snake River, of the…