Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge
Here’s everything you need to know to plan your trip to Arapaho NWR.
National Wildlife Refuges: Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge Just south of Walden, Colorado, sits the Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge. At over 8,100 feet above sea level, it is the highest refuge in the contiguous United States. The Arapaho NWR is a popular destination for bird watching, wildlife photography, hiking, fishing, and hunting.…
Fishing and hunting on a refuge? You bet
The Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge, Wyoming. At first blush it may seem odd that hunting and fishing is allowed on wildlife refuges, let alone expanding these uses as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently proposed. After all, they are wildlife refuges, right? However, hunting and fishing on refuge lands goes back to earliest days of the refuge system…
Building bridges for logging trucks … and native cutthroat trout
How a timber sale led to fish passage on the storied Greys River The impact a dam has on fish movement on big rivers like the lower Snake is easy for people to understand. But there are a number of obstacles fish face throughout a river system that are not so easy to comprehend. Sometimes…
Think Tank: Tracking trout
These tools help our scientists track wild vs. hatchery raised fish, monitor interactions, identify fish barriers and understand seasonal migrations.
It’s African American History month and Trout in the Classroom students are celebrating the black women and men in STEM fields that have contributed valuable research supporting our efforts to take care of the environment. One such hero is mathematician Dr. Gladys West. Dr. West who, in the 1970s and 80s, developed algorithms, incorporating gravitational, tidal and…
Annual Fly Fishing Film Tour goes digital March 10
Tickets for the tour go on sale today The 15th annual Fly Fishing Film Tour launches in a digital platform on March 10, and, as always, Trout Unlimited will play a big role in the online event. The 2021 Fly Fishing Film Tour will be available to watch through Sunday April 4. The streaming event…
Four areas where a new administration can help trout and salmon
On his first day, President Joe Biden unveiled an executive order aimed at confronting climate change and conserving natural resources. A number of the actions identified in the order are Trout Unlimited priorities as we engage in the federal decision-making process on behalf of trout and salmon. The executive order, Protecting Public Health and the…
Conserving Oregon’s ‘vast and wild’ Owyhee River
The rugged country and streams in the Owyhee River watershed in eastern Oregon represent one of the best remaining opportunities for landscape-scale conservation in the West. Trout Unlimited is working through a coalition of sportsmen’s groups and sporting businesses — Owyhee Sportsmen — to ensure this remarkable area remains unspoiled by development. The campaign to…