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  • From the field

    Roads to recovery in Wisconsin’s North Country

    Where roads intersect with chilly, clean trout water, you'll find TU's Chris Collier at work As a kid growing up in Ohio, Chris Collier looked forward to vacations of fishing, camping and boating in the wilds of Northern Michigan. These days, he’s creating new memories as a relatively recent transplant to the region. “Northern Wisconsin…

  • From the field

    Wrestling calves, reconnecting rivers

    TU’s Cory Toye brings people, industry, and agencies together to protect streams and native fish in the Bighorn Basin.  Cory Toye’s birthplace of Meeteetse, Wyoming—population just over 300—is a prime example of Western ranching country. Here, like many rural communities, locals rely on their connections to land and water for their livelihoods. They are ranchers,…

  • Conservation

    Sustaining the Susitna River in Alaska

    What an industrial access road means for a remote region with some of the best hunting and fishing in southcentral Alaska.  Alaska’s expansive Susitna River is the 15th largest in the U.S., with tributaries fanning out through an area larger than each of the nine smallest states. The Susitna River, meaning “river of sand,” meanders…

  • From the field

    Conservation in Cow Country

    In New Mexico’s Jemez Mountains, TU and ranchers are working together to keep streams healthy and improve range productivity. On our way to inspect his grazing allotment, Manuel Lucero and I pull over next to a tree where some campers have left their trash in a neat and organized pile of boxes and tied up…