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  • From the President

    The tipping point for salmon and steelhead

    These remarks were delivered yesterday at the 2021 Environmental Conference at the Andrus Center for Public Policy at Boise State University. I want to begin my remarks today by talking about SARs—not the viral respiratory disease, but the percentage of juvenile salmon or smolts that survive the ocean, and their trek through the dams, and return to spawn. Experts call this the “smolt to adult…

  • Conservation

    TU moms share and learn about the outdoors from their kids

    Besides, what if her children – including those she has worked with through Trout Unlimited’s youth initiative programs - emerged as leaders of conservation and increase their generation’s efforts to restore and protect nature?

    The joy of discovery and setting an example Long before she was a mother, Tara Granke understood the importance of connecting kids to nature. When her son, August, arrived nearly three years ago she quickly became aware of how much she could learn from him. “It is so amazing to watch his sense of wonder…

  • Conservation

    Pennsylvania’s Valley Creek featured in latest TU/TRCP video

    Pennsylvania’s Valley Creek, in the Valley Forge National Historic Park, is featured in a new video from Trout Unlimited and the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership. The short video — the fourth in a series — highlights the crucial role the Keystone Fund has played in preserving the natural areas so valued by Pennsylvania’s hunters, anglers and conservationists.  By Emily Baldauff Less than…

  • From the field

    Race up Rock Creek

    Rock Creek trout

    Last year it was Larry who wowed the crowd with his 140 mile swim. This year, Trash Can Jr. is in the lead, migrating nearly 50 miles to date. But the real question is what the heck is going on with Wesley Cooper Saywell Farty Pants? It’s the 4th and final year for the Race…