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  • Conservation

    Trout in the Suburbs

    Michigan habitat work transforms stream in southeast corner of the state into a trout haven for a big population center.

    Group of people wearing waders stands in a stream

    Paint Creek restoration highlights chapter partnership potential in metro Detroit.  “It’s hard to believe there’s a trout stream 10 feet from this road,” remarked Joe Bruce, conservation committee chair for the Vanguard Chapter of Trout Unlimited. “It’s pretty unique.”  We stood at a crosswalk waiting for heavy traffic crossing a bridge over Paint Creek in…

  • Advocacy

    The Fight for Bristol Bay Continues

    Four men stand with signs reading "We are fine without a mine. No Pebble Mine"

    Lawsuit by the State of Alaska threatens Clean Water Act protections. Earlier this year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized Clean Water Act safeguards for the headwaters of Bristol Bay. These safeguards established a prohibition and restriction on mine waste discharge in the Pebble deposit area in the headwaters of Bristol Bay. This win was…

  • Advocacy

    A Monumental Win for Fishing and Hunting

    Silhouette of man fishing

    New report details how National Monuments support access, opportunity and economy of hunting and fishing. In a new report, National Monuments: A Hunting and Fishing Perspective, 25 groups and businesses – championed by Trout Unlimited, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers and the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership – evaluated hunting and fishing opportunity, as well as the…

  • Advocacy

    Making a monument: Feds host first public hearing on proposed Grand Canyon National Monument

    The Grand Canyon with snow at the rim and low hanging clouds

    Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni Grand Canyon National Monument will help preserve the beauty of this idyllic landscape for generations to come. Earlier this week, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) hosted the first public meeting to receive feedback about the proposed Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni Grand Canyon National Monument. This follows…